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Interference

Interference

FM FunMasterMike Jan 28, 2017 86489 Views 7 min
It's time for more tactics with FM Mike Klein! What in the world is this interference tactic of which he speaks? It's a beautiful and special pattern. Learn it today.
Combinations

Combinations

FM FunMasterMike Aug 24, 2016 38491 Views 9 min
What exactly is a combination in chess? FM Mike Klein fills you in, and shows you how to play these brilliant sequences, which are often the most fun you can have on the chessboard.
The Windmill

The Windmill

FM FunMasterMike Apr 30, 2016 52480 Views 7 min
The windmill is probably the most powerful tactic in chess, and it can leave your opponent helpless. FM Mike Klein teaches you how to set up this devastating attack. Make sure you watch till the end, because you won’t believe the final position FunMasterMike sets up for you.
Decoy And Deflection

Decoy And Deflection

FM FunMasterMike Sep 3, 2015 35001 Views 8 min
A "D" on your report card is bad, but in chess it stands for decoy and deflection, which are powerful tactics you need to know about. Learn how to play your opponent's pieces like a fiddle in this exciting video lesson by FM Mike Klein.
Attraction

Attraction

FM FunMasterMike Aug 29, 2015 29615 Views 8 min
Have you ever seen bugs attracted to a light outside in the summer? If you have, you can understand attraction on the chessboard. FM Mike Klein explains this powerful idea, and how you can use attraction to make some crazy tactics you might not even believe. Make sure you watch to the end to see one of the hardest problems FunMasterMike has ever assigned.
The Chess Piece Who Swallowed A Fly: Bonus!

The Chess Piece Who Swallowed A Fly: Bonus!

IM Daniel Rensch Jun 13, 2015 31627 Views 8 min
Are you ready for a bonus video on the chess piece who swallowed a fly? IM Daniel Rensch is back with another look at how your own pieces can block in your chess army - but this time with a twist. Learn when it is OK to "swallow a fly" (in chess, not real life!) when it achieves a greater goal on the 64 squares.
Stop Copying Me Again!

Stop Copying Me Again!

Jonathan Corbblah 3 Feb 28, 2015 29084 Views 9 min
The Four Knights Opening is extremely popular, especially in youth chess. But what should you do if your opponent keeps copying your moves in this opening? Learn how to take advantage of some tricky positions if your opponent won't stop mirroring your moves! Don't forget to take the ChessKid lesson on openings in the related links.
2014 -- A Year Of Strange Knights!

2014 -- A Year Of Strange Knights!

FM FunMasterMike Jan 10, 2015 22566 Views 9 min
FunMasterMike's favorite piece is the knight, and he'll show you why in this video of the best knight moves of 2014. Learn how this tricky piece hops around the board, creating all kinds of crazy cavalry tactics. If you can find the winning move in the last game shown, you'll really impress FunMasterMike.
Use Your Snow Plow - Part 4

Use Your Snow Plow - Part 4

FM FunMasterMike Jul 29, 2014 7703 Views 10 min
In parts 1-3 you saw how to advance your Snow Plow, now FunMasterMike is going to show you how to blockade it! Sure, the Four Pawns Attack looks scary, but every pawn move makes a bigger piece sad. Watch how Black develops and destroys the center, then hunts down White's king and weak back rank. As always, our tactical ChessKid geniuses will love the fun that results!
Zugzwang: ChessKid Challenge!

Zugzwang: ChessKid Challenge!

FM FunMasterMike Jul 1, 2014 12923 Views 10 min
If you've seen the first two videos on zugzwang, then you have a fighting chance in this 3rd challenge video! FunMasterMike shows you a trio of positions where you have to guess the right continuation. Can you get all three right? If you can, that means you are thinking as much about the opponent's move as your own, and that's the first step to chess master!
Blocking the f-pawn to Attack! - Part 1

Blocking the f-pawn to Attack! - Part 1

FM Todd Andrews 1 Mar 29, 2014 5156 Views 5 min
Moving the f-pawn is dangerous, right? Well sometimes it is necessary to be able to bring pieces to your king's defense. Today Bobby Fischer sees the f-pawn defense and plays a stunning move to block it, which forces a checkmate. If you see this spot, perhaps you'll be World Champion someday too!
The Fried Liver 8: BONUS!! Traxler Madness

The Fried Liver 8: BONUS!! Traxler Madness

David Petty 1 Sep 12, 2011 9836 Views 27 min
Hi kids! In researching the Traxler Attack I found the most amazing game I have ever seen. It's really long. It's really complicated. But I want to show it to you anyway. So, strap in your seat belts and clamp on your thinking caps. It's time to "Cross the Trax" (get it, get it??) -PinkHamster
Crushing the Castle 6, part 2

Crushing the Castle 6, part 2

IM David Pruess 1 Dec 29, 2010 5526 Views 8 min
David shows his third and most complicated example of CRUSHING THE CASTLE GUARDIANS: so go forth and bash the Bishop, the bedrock and last bastion of hope of black's beleaguered crumbling castle.
Tricky Tactics 3

Tricky Tactics 3

IM David Pruess 1 Sep 29, 2010 6160 Views 8 min
The third installment of tricky ways to turn your pawns into queens. Watch 1 and 2 first, because it gets trickier with each lesson. Let's make your pawns the sneakiest sneakers your opponents have ever faced!