Tactics: Double Attack

There’s a lot more going on here than you might think. Today we’re gonna talk about double attacks. It’s like two for the price of one! And I bet your parents are all about some sales. In this position White could, of course, just capture this pawn and that would be great, but we’re going […]

Hanging Pieces!

Now that we know the basics of the opening it’s time to start talking about tactics. Tactic is a fancy word for “trick” and the simplest trick, the most common one, the one you absolutely have to know, is “Hanging Pieces”. Well, what’s a hanging piece? That’s a piece that can just be captured for […]

Meet the Bishops!

Now that we’ve learned the rook I think it’s time we double your knowledge don’t you? Let’s learn our second piece, which is the bishop. A lot of kids think the bishop has his mouth open because he’s ready to eat some pieces. Before we can do some eating we have to set the table […]

Special Pawns!

Wait, what’s this? Another endgame? But, I keep taking away big pieces? That’s right! We’ve learned the “King and Queen Mate”. We’ve learned the “Rook Roller Mate”. But would you believe you could checkmate with just a pawn? In some ways at the end of the game a pawn is even better than a bishop […]

Meet the Rook!

Are you wondering why chess is more exciting than checkers? Well for one thing some of the chess pieces can move a lot farther than they can in checkers. Today, you get to be a rook! “But wait a minute I want to be a fireman!” Ok, ok, you can be a fireman later in […]

Chess Masterclass: 5 Step Thinking Strategy | Best Tips, Tactics, Moves & Ideas for Beginners

Are you someone who makes random moves in Chess games? Are you tired of making those long calculations, which never really work? I guess you are looking for some tips to find the good moves quickly? If you answered yes, then this is the video for you. So make sure you watch this till the […]

Chess Masterclass: 5 Step Thinking Strategy | Best Tips, Tactics, Moves & Ideas for Beginners

Are you someone who makes random moves in Chess games? Are you tired of making those long calculations, which never really work? I guess you are looking for some tips to find the good moves quickly? If you answered yes, then this is the video for you. So make sure you watch this till the […]

The Relative Value of Chess Pieces – Beginner to Chess Master #2

you hi everyone is cherry this is video too from the beginner to chess master playlist which is a progressive series of videos and we’re going to have a brief look at the relative value of the chess pieces or in other words a basic point system that we could be using to help guide […]

Everything you need to know about the chess openings

Hello dear chess friends! 🙂 My name is Marko Makaj. I’m a FIDE Master from Croatia. And today in our lesson, I’ll try to explain to you some basic principles of chess. Let’s start and see what happens in our first position (starting position). If you look carefully, you’ll see that I’ve marked four squares […]

Chess Tactics || Tactics Time 2 by Tim Brennan, Anthea Carson | Chessable interactive learning book

Win at Chess Tactics! Hi all. I am delighted to have tactics time 2 for a look inside session with you. Let’s look inside this second edition so Tim Brennan and Anthea Carson are back. So the best way to improve at chess is to solve tactical puzzles especially when you haven’t reached the lofty […]