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Knight vs Bishop Endgames

Knight vs Bishop Endgames

FM FunMasterMike Jun 15, 2016 49055 Views 8 min
Want to learn your knight vs bishop endgames? FunMasterMike calls upon three world chess champions to help teach you these important ideas about the game’s two minor pieces. Learn how to recognize when each piece is better in the endgame in this lesson.
Force The Draw

Force The Draw

FM FunMasterMike May 18, 2016 42700 Views 8 min
Do you like to draw? In chess, sometimes a draw is a very good result for a worse position. FM Mike Klein teaches you how to force a draw in this must-see lesson if you’re serious about competing for every last half-point in chess.
More On Isolated Pawns

More On Isolated Pawns

FM FunMasterMike Jan 30, 2016 41151 Views 8 min
Isolated pawns are a very important part of chess strategy, and FM Mike Klein is here to teach you everything you need to know about these pawns without neighbors on either file. While isolated pawns can lead to some exciting attacks in the middlegame, they are often big weaknesses later in the game, and FunMasterMike explains exactly how to destroy them. Learn why you should usually avoid these isolated pawn structures, and the exception to this rule.
Even Crazier Knights Of 2015!

Even Crazier Knights Of 2015!

FM FunMasterMike Feb 14, 2015 33466 Views 8 min
Watching a video on ChessKid paid off big time for one student, who used FM Mike Klein's previous video on crazy knights to win a game. Now FM Mike Klein is back to review that ChessKid's game and to show you the most insane knights he's ever seen! Don't forget to take the ChessKid lesson on openings in the related links.
Endgame Battles: Bishop Beats Knight!

Endgame Battles: Bishop Beats Knight!

FM FunMasterMike Apr 1, 2014 11783 Views 9 min
With only one fighting piece on the board, there's not much to think about, right? Wrong! Today FunMasterMike shows you a game between two World Champions. You'll learn all the factors that go into deciding whether the bishop or the knight is better in the endgame. You'll also learn about the cool theme "domination". Watch this video and you'll "dominate" the endgame!
Your Games Analyzed!  Show 6 - Part 1

Your Games Analyzed! Show 6 - Part 1

ChessKidTV Jan 27, 2014 3236 Views 30 min
The next edition of the hit ChessKid TV show - Your Games Analyzed - with FunMasterMike! If you missed the live airing, watch and see whose games were chosen from the forum. The first is a really instructive knight endgame, but even before that the name of the game is: outpost! The ChessKids submitted some really high quality games this time, making the selection the hardest yet!
Practical Endgame Lessons 3: Prevention

Practical Endgame Lessons 3: Prevention

David Petty 1 Jun 27, 2012 3478 Views 12 min
The PinkHamster moves his analysis of Andy and Josh's interesting endgame into a concept which is important to all of chess: figuring out what your opponent is playing for...and stopping it!
How Strong is the Pawn 4

How Strong is the Pawn 4

Amanda Mateer 1 Jun 24, 2011 4375 Views 9 min
Pawns are worth 1 point and knights are worth 3 points, right? Well, not always! As we have seen, at the end of the game a pawn gets stronger and stronger as it nears promotion at the end of the board. In this installment of How Strong is the Pawn, a lonely Knight tries to sacrifice its life to prevent a pawn from becoming a queen. Will it be successful? Watch and find out!