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Destroying Pawn Shelter

Destroying Pawn Shelter

FM FunMasterMike May 23, 2018 50211 Views 9 min
Think castling makes your king safe forever? Think again! FunMasterMike shows how to "hook" your opponent and invade the enemy castle with some well-time sacrifices!
Opposite Sides Castling

Opposite Sides Castling

FM FunMasterMike Dec 26, 2017 50063 Views 11 min
Never has one move been so important! When the kings go their own way and castle differently, it's a race to make an all-out attack before your own king is mated. Do you have the speed to win?
The ChampionshYip: Melekhina and Me

The ChampionshYip: Melekhina and Me

FM Carissa Yip 3 Apr 5, 2017 52427 Views 7 min
Everyone's favorite ChessKid, Carissa Yip, wields a favorite opening for ChessKids, The King's Indian Defense, excellently in this video as she explains a missed chance from the U.S. Championship.
The ChampionshYip: More Girl Power!

The ChampionshYip: More Girl Power!

FM Carissa Yip 3 Oct 26, 2016 44350 Views 11 min
NM Carissa Yip is back to regale you with more tales from the U.S. Women's Championship! Check out her absolutely exhilarating back and forth battle with WIM Agata Bygovtsev where both players had excellent chances at different points.
The ChampionshYip Defense

The ChampionshYip Defense

FM Carissa Yip 3 Aug 30, 2016 27682 Views 11 min
NM Carissa Yip shows you another example of her incredible fighting chess as she goes toe to toe in a slugfest with WGM Tatev Abrahamyan and answers the critical question. Knights or bishops?
The Power Of The Bishop Pair

The Power Of The Bishop Pair

FM FunMasterMike Aug 10, 2016 83963 Views 8 min
The bishop pair is a fearsome force in chess. They can dominate open diagonals create threats across the entire board! FM Mike Klein shows you how to put this dastardly due to work!
The ChampionshYip Returns

The ChampionshYip Returns

FM Carissa Yip 3 Jul 27, 2016 33367 Views 7 min
NM Carissa Yip turned in a good performance at the 2016 U.S women's championship in St. Louis this spring, and now she is back on ChessKid with another game review from the historic event. Learn what one of the most talented young players in the country was thinking in a critical chess position.
The ChampionshYip

The ChampionshYip

FM Carissa Yip 3 May 11, 2016 28311 Views 7 min
NM Carissa Yip made a big impact at the 2016 U.S women's championship in St. Louis last month, and now she reviews one of her best games of the tournament for ChessKid. Learn from the master herself in this educational French Defense game.
Where To Attack!

Where To Attack!

FM FunMasterMike Apr 23, 2016 41075 Views 9 min
Attacking in chess is fun, but how do you know where on the board to do it? FM Mike Klein teaches you what to look for when deciding where to aim your next attack.
Deflecting The Defender

Deflecting The Defender

GM Simon Williams 1 Jan 2, 2016 23927 Views 9 min
You want to attack in chess, but your opponent has defenses. What can you do? GM Simon Williams teaches you an important way to break through defense in chess — by deflecting the guard away from its post. Learn how to use this powerful tactic to distract the enemy king’s guardians and move in for the checkmate.
Carissa's World Youth Championship: vs Colombia

Carissa's World Youth Championship: vs Colombia

FM Carissa Yip 3 Dec 26, 2015 18688 Views 5 min
NM Carissa Yip is back with a lesson from one of her games in this year’s world youth chess championship. Learn from one of the greatest young chess prodigies in America in this thorough video that shows you how NM Yip approaches all phases of the game. Think you can solve tactics like Carissa? Try the puzzles in the related links.
King Of Puzzles: vs HulkingHunter

King Of Puzzles: vs HulkingHunter

FM FunMasterMike Dec 12, 2015 31686 Views 8 min
FM Mike Klein is back with the second game against a ChessKid puzzles contest winner, this time taking on HulkingHunter in a Russian Game. Learn how FunMasterMike pried open the center of the board to reach a great endgame very quickly. This game is all about solid technique, so be sure to pay attention. Don’t forget to try out the ChessKid puzzles yourself in the related links.
More Secrets Of The Battering Ram

More Secrets Of The Battering Ram

GM Simon Williams 1 Nov 21, 2015 31301 Views 7 min
GM Williams continues his lesson on chess battering rams, which are powerful ways to smash through to your opponent's king and send him packing. Find out the best way to coordinate your pieces to work together in this fun video.