The Chess Piece Who Swallowed a Fly -- Part 1
Jan 6, 2015
What happens when a chess piece swallows a fly?
IM Daniel Rensch shows you how players make this common beginner's mistake.
The error of blocking your own pieces creates a cascade of more blockages, reminding IM Rensch of the famous children's song about an old lady who swallowed a fly.
Stick around for IM Rensch's spoken-word chess rendition of the classic Burl Ives song.
Don't forget to take the ChessKid lesson on openings in the related links!