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Prophylaxis
  • Prophylaxis

  • FM FunMasterMike Apr 19, 2018 7 minutes
  • One of the biggest words in chess is often carried out by the smallest pieces! Watch how pawns, and other members of your army, can stop your opponent's plans, in a process we call "prophylaxis"!
Norway's Newest ChessKid Star!
  • Norway's Newest ChessKid Star!

  • FM FunMasterMike Apr 16, 2018
  • So there's this Norwegian guy who is pretty good at chess...And he lives in Texas! That's right ChessKids, we're not talking about Magnus today. FunMasterMike recently traveled to Houston, TX for their state championship. One of the section...
A Coach's Best 'Rook Endgames'
  • A Coach's Best 'Rook Endgames'

  • Paul Swaney 6 Apr 2, 2018
  • There is a good reason why rook endgames are the most common endgame. Rooks generally are the last pieces to be traded since they take the longest to develop. A little bit of basic knowledge in rook endgames can go a long way! Rem...
Create a Chess Classroom at Your School
  • Create a Chess Classroom at Your School

  • Ranae Bartlett 69 Mar 26, 2018
  • Schools are a great place to introduce kids to the game of chess. Madison City Schools in Alabama invests in chess education by providing a ChessKid subscription for all elementary students as well as middle school students enrolled in a ches...