Course Description

This is a course for all those people brand new to chess who want to get into the game and learn some basic skills for how to beat their opponents!

We start by covering the set-up and rules of chess, before going into some example games to get a feel for how the pieces move. We then cover the elementary checkmates and learn about all the special moves and when you can play them.

It's from there on to strategy! Let's learn how to make a good plan in chess and what the pieces want. These fundamentals will get you far in your chess career!

We end with an analysis of a truly great game between Paul Morphy and Louis Paulsen which showcases all we've learned throughout this series!

Course Details
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Andrew Sainsbury
Self-paced
Beginner
4 hours
Course Details
en
en
Andrew Sainsbury
Self-paced
Beginner
4 hours
Course Description

This is a course for all those people brand new to chess who want to get into the game and learn some basic skills for how to beat their opponents!

We start by covering the set-up and rules of chess, before going into some example games to get a feel for how the pieces move. We then cover the elementary checkmates and learn about all the special moves and when you can play them.

It's from there on to strategy! Let's learn how to make a good plan in chess and what the pieces want. These fundamentals will get you far in your chess career!

We end with an analysis of a truly great game between Paul Morphy and Louis Paulsen which showcases all we've learned throughout this series!