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Opening Traps: More Scholar's Mate!

Opening Traps: More Scholar's Mate!

David Petty 1 4 июл. 2015 г. 21994 просмотра 12 минут
Last time, ChessKid coach David Petty introduced you to scholar's mate, and showed you how to stop it when White plays his bishop out first. But what do you do when White aggressively moves his queen on move two? Never worry. Coach Petty has the answer you need to stop this crude threat. Learn all about how to defend against these common checkmating attempts.
Opening Traps: The Scholar's Mate!

Opening Traps: The Scholar's Mate!

David Petty 1 27 июн. 2015 г. 30338 просмотров 7 минут
It's the oldest chess trick in the book - but that doesn't mean you don't have to know how to stop it! ChessKid coach David Petty shows you the scholar's mate, which is by far the most common mating attack in the chess beginner's arsenal. Learn how to defend against this rudimentary threat, and explore the related themes of weak squares on f7 and f2.
How To Play The Fried Liver Attack

How To Play The Fried Liver Attack

David Petty 1 30 дек. 2014 г. 35993 просмотра 10 минут
What do you get when you combine delicious breakfast food with one of the most feared openings of the 1800s? The Fried Liver Attack, of course! In this introductory video, find out what the Fried Liver Attack is and how it can spell grisly doom for the unprepared black player without precise defense.
How to Play the Danish Gambit

How to Play the Danish Gambit

David Petty 1 14 окт. 2014 г. 23405 просмотров 12 минут
Can you survive a chess game when you immediately give away two "free" pawns? PinkHamster shows you how to play the Danish Gambit, an exciting and romantic opening you need to know!
ChessKid Battle: GuardedElement vs linust

ChessKid Battle: GuardedElement vs linust

David Petty 1 26 мая 2013 г. 8179 просмотров 12 минут
This game is filled with many instructive mistakes, but most important is the question of how to prioritize things you want to do: to capture pieces or go after checkmate?? The answer to this question isn't always the same (it depends on the position), but this video will help you make the right decision in your games!
ChessKid Battle: KitKatCathy vs ChristianChess2001

ChessKid Battle: KitKatCathy vs ChristianChess2001

David Petty 1 22 мая 2013 г. 14867 просмотров 13 минут
This game is an exciting ride from start to finish. After an early pawn sacrifice, white gets aggressive trying to open lines and attack! After some amazing tactics, an interesting endgame is reached where Piece Domination and Restriction win the game for one of the players...
ChessKid Battle: FurryMetal vs SlowLamb

ChessKid Battle: FurryMetal vs SlowLamb

David Petty 1 18 мая 2013 г. 7705 просмотров 10 минут
A short, sweet game showing exactly why you shouldn't move the same piece over and over in the opening, and also why you shouldn't bring your queen out too early.
Puzzle of the Week #21 - Solution

Puzzle of the Week #21 - Solution

David Petty 1 27 апр. 2013 г. 12403 просмотра 10 минут
If you think you've solved Puzzle of the Week #21 (found in the Articles section), then check here to see if your answer is correct! This footage is excerpted from In the PinkHamster's Wheel, where the solution was revealed.
Jeopardy: Puzzle Blitz!!

Jeopardy: Puzzle Blitz!!

David Petty 1 27 апр. 2013 г. 7969 просмотров 15 минут
Enjoy this excerpt from In the PinkHamster's Wheel. 6 checkmate puzzles are presented. Try to solve them before the music ends (but you can always pause for additional time)!
Piece Domination - Part 2: Tic, Tac, Toe!

Piece Domination - Part 2: Tic, Tac, Toe!

David Petty 1 13 апр. 2013 г. 12534 просмотра 20 минут
A 20 minute video excerpt from the beginning of today's episode of "In the PinkHamster's Wheel"! The answers to Puzzles of the Week #19 - advanced studies in the theme of "Piece Domination" - are finally revealed. Make sure to check out Puzzle of the Week #20 in the Articles section and give it your best shot!
Super Nationals Gems 1: DancingDolphin's Sacrifice

Super Nationals Gems 1: DancingDolphin's Sacrifice

David Petty 1 11 апр. 2013 г. 10862 просмотра 13 минут
Enjoy some of the best games and clever combinations played by Chess Kids at the recent Super Nationals! In the first video we see an amazing turn-around in a game played by ChessKid.com's DancingDolphin!
Piece Domination!

Piece Domination!

David Petty 1 19 мар. 2013 г. 9029 просмотров 14 минут
If you've ever wrestled with a brother, sister, or friend then you already know all about "domination". Watch as chess pieces dominate and control each other, trapping and getting trapped in turn all over the board!