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My video tutorials to learn Chess

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  • My video tutorials to learn Chess

    Hello,

    I have been working for some years on an iPhone chess app called Chess Trainer, which is here to help people improving their Chess skills.
    In parallel, I have started to create videos based on the app content, for those who do not have access to the app store.
    The first videos explain the rules of Chess, they are perfect for complete beginners and explain how the pieces are moving:

    the basics and how the King moves:


    how the Rook, the Bishop, and the Queen are moving:


    the specific case of the Knight:


    and finally, the pawn:


    you are free to use these videos in any context.
    I'll update this post very soon with more advanced videos.

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  • #2
    Now that you know how the pieces are moving, it is important to learn how they interact with friend and enemy pieces. That is the topic of these 2 new videos:

    Interacting with friend pieces:


    Capturing other pieces:


    I'll continue posting on this thread with other videos


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    • #3
      Next video: the art of checkmate:
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      • #4
        And 3 more videos to finish with the rules of Chess:

        the first describes exactly how to checkmate your opponent:


        then, the second one helps you with those 3 exotic moves: castling, capturing "en passant" and promoting a pawn:


        finally, the last one focuses on the draw, highlighting the subtleties of stalemate in particular:


        That's it with the rules, but there are more videos coming.
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        • #5
          This is my last video, it takes a look at the value of the pieces:
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          • #6
            The video of this week is about capturing pieces:



            also, subscribe to my mailing list to get notified by email about my last videos: http://eepurl.com/MqmI5
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            • #7
              The last video, about threats and how to cope with them:
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              • #8
                Lear how to protect your pieces:

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                • #9
                  Today, I am explaining how to exchange pieces:




                  and looking at the stalemate in a more detailed way:


                  exploring common checkmate patterns (back rank, h7, g7, f7):


                  How to checkmate with 2 queens against the lone King:


                  How to checkmate with one queen against the lone King:


                  How to checkmate with 2 rooks against the lone King:


                  Finally, how to checkmate with one Rook against the lone King:
                  Last edited by grumly; 04-02-2017, 01:06 PM.
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                  • #10
                    Some tactical patterns now !

                    The fork:



                    The Pin:


                    the Skewer:
                    Last edited by grumly; 04-21-2017, 07:49 PM.
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