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Your Games Analyzed!  Show 15 -- Part 2

Your Games Analyzed! Show 15 -- Part 2

ChessKidTV Aug 7, 2014 3961 Views 21 min
FM Mike Klein analyzes ChessKid.com member games in part two of a show broadcast live on July 24, 2014. Join FunMasterMike as he explains the best use of "the snow plow" by a ChessKid! Also, find out what the ChessKids did right and wrong in their openings, middle games, and endgames.
Your Games Analyzed!  Show 15 -- Part 1

Your Games Analyzed! Show 15 -- Part 1

ChessKidTV Jul 31, 2014 3529 Views 28 min
FM Mike Klein analyzes ChessKid.com member games in a show broadcast live on July 24, 2014. Join FunMasterMike as he explains the best attacking game of the week. Find out what the ChessKids did right and wrong in their openings, middlegames, and endgames.
Keeping the Tempo: The Curse of Joseph Blackburne! - Part 1

Keeping the Tempo: The Curse of Joseph Blackburne! - Part 1

ChessKidTV Jul 10, 2014 3682 Views 31 min
Who was this guy in the long black coat? It's not a mystery novel, it's a chess player. Today the MusicCityMaster reveals the mythic figure and his chess brilliance. Watch carefully at the opening tactic and you'll be ready for the big reveal at the end of this section! The Rolling Stones say to Paint it Black, but we know they really meant "Blackburne"!
Your Games Analyzed!  Show 14 - Part 1

Your Games Analyzed! Show 14 - Part 1

ChessKidTV Jul 3, 2014 3008 Views 31 min
The MusicCityMaster filled in for FunMasterMike in June! Watch the musical version of Your Games Analyzed, where you'll see a master class on isolated queen pawns with a good bass beat. In general, if the pawn is allowed to advance, that spells trouble. Even attempts to win the pawn outright can lead to spectacular tactics. Watch and become an "IQP Master"!
2014 ChessKid Online National Championship: Round 1 - Part 1

2014 ChessKid Online National Championship: Round 1 - Part 1

ChessKidTV Jun 28, 2014 6070 Views 35 min
The 2014 ChessKid Online Nationals featured 30 of the best ChessKids in the country. They played a five gam round robin, and champions were crowned in five different sections. Many of the six-year-olds already had ratings higher than the average adult! Watch the first part of round one action, then click through parts 2-7 to see the rest of the exciting first round!
Your Games Analyzed!  Show 14 - Part 2

Your Games Analyzed! Show 14 - Part 2

ChessKidTV Jun 26, 2014 4078 Views 31 min
Middlegame checkmates are the name of the game in part 2. Watch and see a cool discovered attack that leads to mate. You should always question when your opponent gives you a free piece!
King of Fast Chess Finals  Part 1

King of Fast Chess Finals Part 1

ChessKidTV Jun 19, 2014 5360 Views 52 min
Who will be crowned King of Fast Chess? These two super active members - Chessboxer2003 and MahoganyMouse - earned the right to face off by virtue of playing and winning the most games during our month-long contest. Now they battle mano-a-mano, or should we say ChessKid-a-ChessKid? As you'll hear, the players are nervous, but they produced two fine games here in Part 1!
Keeping the Tempo: Rook Moves in Mysterious Ways! - Part 1

Keeping the Tempo: Rook Moves in Mysterious Ways! - Part 1

ChessKidTV Jun 12, 2014 4260 Views 31 min
She moves in mysterious ways! Who knew rooks were girls? MusicCityMaster explains all with the combo of rook moves you weren't expecting, mixed with music you've probably never heard of. What's harder - guessing the moves or pretending to enjoy your parent's taste in music? You decide!
Your Games Analyzed!  Show 13 - Part 1

Your Games Analyzed! Show 13 - Part 1

ChessKidTV Jun 5, 2014 4172 Views 25 min
Did you miss it? Your Games Analyzed was away for a month while FunMasterMike was on assignment. But that means he had a whole month of games to pick from! The result? A crazy game with pawns promoting in the middlegame; it also ended with smothered mate. Then we had a rare windmill attack (the subject of the most recent PandoPuzzler), and to cap it off, the Tactic of the Week! That's a whole month of amazement in one show, and this is just part 1!
Your Games Analyzed!  Show 13 - Part 2

Your Games Analyzed! Show 13 - Part 2

ChessKidTV May 29, 2014 3742 Views 27 min
In part 2, a ChessKid who played FunMasterMike in the Friday night "Play the Masters" program gets his game analyzed! He showed some creative tactics against the master, and he nearly held the draw before falling in the endgame. The second game in part 2 features an attack so complicated, even FunMasterMike can't figure it out. He asks ChessKids to analyze it and message him with their analysis!
King of Fast Chess Finals  Part 2

King of Fast Chess Finals Part 2

ChessKidTV May 29, 2014 3254 Views 33 min
The most exciting game in ChessKid history! After splitting the first two games 1-1, everything comes down to this third and final game in the King of Fast Chess Finals! In fact, it all boils down to a few precious seconds. Watch and see the drama, the tension, the single-most exhilarating game in ChessKid history!
Keeping the Tempo: 2014 US Championship and Beyond - Part 1

Keeping the Tempo: 2014 US Championship and Beyond - Part 1

ChessKidTV May 22, 2014 4466 Views 28 min
The most patriotic Keeping the Tempo episode yet! Coach Todd shows games from the current U.S. Championship, complete with an All-American soundtrack. Do you have what it takes to one day compete in the U.S. Championship? How about the guitar or singing skills to fill up an arena? Today you'll learn how to make a little closer to the chess competition. Sorry, we can't help you sing better!