Tactics: The Skewer!
  • Tactics: The Skewer!

  • FM FunMasterMike May 20, 2015 2125 views 6 min
  • FM Mike Klein continues his lesson on the fundamental chess tactics with an exciting video on skewers — the reverse of pins. Learn how to spot skewers and use them to win tons of material. If you’ve ever seen the movie “Searching For Bobby Fischer,” you’ve watched a powerful skewer in action. Enjoy the show as FM Klein explains the tactics from the movie’s climax.
Tactics: The Pin!
  • Tactics: The Pin!

  • FM FunMasterMike May 16, 2015 4092 views 7 min
  • What is the most common tactic in chess? FM Mike Klein teaches you all about pins — one of the most powerful tactical ideas in the entire game. Learn what pins are, the different types of pins, and how you can use them to win the game!
Creating A Passed Pawn
  • Creating A Passed Pawn

  • DancingDolphin May 13, 2015 4320 views 9 min
  • Passed pawns are some of the most powerful things in all of chess. Do you know how to create them? This video teaches you the tricks you need to know to unlock the potential in your pawns.
Tactics: The Fork!
  • Tactics: The Fork!

  • FM FunMasterMike May 9, 2015 5643 views 7 min
  • Are you ready for some forks? FM Mike Klein shows you this exciting chess move that allows you to attack two pieces at the same time. If you can master this important idea, you can turn your knights into nightmares — for your opponent.
My World Youth Championship: vs Lidia Czarnecka
  • My World Youth Championship: vs Lidia Czarnecka

  • Carissa Yip May 6, 2015 5063 views 11 min
  • Carissa Yip is the youngest female national master in U.S. history. Watch her debut lesson on ChessKid as she explains how she won an important game in the World Youth Championship. Learn how a chess prodigy thinks in this informative game review.
Tactics: Double Attack!
  • Tactics: Double Attack!

  • FM FunMasterMike May 2, 2015 6767 views 7 min
  • Can you do two things at once? Your chess pieces can. FM Mike Klein shows you how to attack two enemies at the same time, which sometimes can be impossible to defend against.
Learning To Count
  • Learning To Count

  • FM FunMasterMike Apr 29, 2015 6837 views 9 min
  • How do you know if you should make a capture? Most of the time, all you have to do is count. FM Mike Klein explains the key chess concept of counting how many pieces attack and defend your target. Learn how to make one of the most important decisions in chess by simply adding things up.
The Funniest Game In The World!
  • The Funniest Game In The World!

  • Jonathan Corbblah Apr 25, 2015 8017 views 7 min
  • What’s the funniest chess game ever? Coach Jonathan Corbblah shows you an absurd game so you can learn — and laugh. Have you ever heard of the garbage can move? You will after this video.
Hanging Pieces!
  • Hanging Pieces!

  • FM FunMasterMike Apr 22, 2015 7456 views 5 min
  • What’s the most common tactical mistake in beginner chess? Hanging pieces, of course. FM Mike Klein explains what it means for a piece to be hanging, and how to avoid losing your own pieces. Don’t forget to try the ChessKid puzzles trainer in the related links.
King Of Fast Chess: GeorgeTiger
  • King Of Fast Chess: GeorgeTiger

  • FM FunMasterMike Apr 18, 2015 6277 views 8 min
  • How did the ChessKid GeorgeTiger become a king of fast chess? FM Mike Klein shows you exactly how he did it in an exciting comeback game. Don’t miss FM Klein finally give you permission to move your f-pawn in the middlegame! When you’re done watching, try your luck with an extra knight in our computer workout.