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 […]

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 […]

Three folds repetition (In Chess October Part 8)

Occupying the center Opponent doesn’t want to occupy the center Control the center with another pawn Trying to make sure something defensive for development Protecting my kingside with a blocking knight Putting another pawn in the center Advancing his knight Advancing my bishop Looks like I have a good center Check! blocking move! Chasing the […]

Win By Using Time Pressure in a game of Chess (Oct Part 7)

Thinking of defensive moves after the development of pieces Trying some simple defensive move Blocking the advancement of black bishop Hoping a mistake from him but he did defend. Good defense by black I am forced to move so I sac the bishop Defending the king using castling Forcing my queen to back off Moving […]

Lucky chess win where I try defending (Oct Part 5)

Having a defensive game in mind Defends my own queen Defends my center pawn Blocks his queen check Defends my pawn with my queen Trying some fork tricks if he is not careful backs off my bishop Dangerous queen but I can block him with my queen The pawn move gives space for my queen […]

World Champion’s technique | Magnus Carlsen vs. chess24 user Xakka

So let’s go, I’m playing against an IM from… no an FM from Yemen. And we are off. Think I had this position in an earlier banter blitz in both white and black. In general, not the most critical way of playing against the fits but I guess that… little extra central control still counts […]

Chess Lesson: How to Beat a Chess Master Series – 20

Castling for safety Preventing his bishop to g4 square Activating the rook Bringing the knight to attack A triple piece attack to his f7 pawn Targetting Queen to g7 hitting his rook Threatens to capture his rook Threatens Queen takes rook at f8

Beginning Chess Lessons: Part 4 : How to Spot Alakine Defense Opening in a Chess Game

The next kings point opening will be Alakine’s Defense. Alakine was a very great Russian Chess master, and world champion, and this is what he liked to play against the pawn to king’s four opening. Instead of bringing out his pawn, he would typically play this; knight to king’s bishop three. And what tended to […]

Our guest – Chess Genius Paul Morphy! Two knights checkmate in the Evans Gambit!

Hello, friends Today our guest is the strongest chess player of nineteenth century Paul Charles Morphy Hello, Paul. What do you tell us today? Hello, dear chess fans First, I want to thank you for an invitation to such an interesting channel Well, today I would like to to show you one of my games, […]

Beginning Chess Lessons: Part 3 : How to Identify Three Segments in a Chess Game

There are three basic segments in the game of chess. Opening, middle game and end game. In the opening game, the players are primarily concerned with the placement of their pieces and getting their pieces quickly into good, well developed positions. The end game of course is the final wrap-up of the match. And by […]