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.
What can you do when your opponent puts a piece on your side of the board?
Try to kick it out, says FM Mike Klein.
Learn how to shoo away your opponent’s most annoying pieces in this lesson on kicking them out.
FM Mike Klein plays his final game against a ChessKid puzzles contest winner, closing out the series with a tilt against “MasterEthan.”
See how Ethan does against FunMasterMike in a Scotch game, an enjoyable opening to play for both sides.
Watch how FM Mike almost lost the game before he thought better.
Don’t forget to try your hand at the ChessKid puzzles in the related links.
What's the one thing that turns an average chess player into a real chess master?
Focusing on the opponent's moves!
FM Mike Klein gives you one of the most important lessons of your chess career today in this video that teaches you exactly how to stop your opponent's threats.
FM Todd Andrews is back with another edition of Keeping the Tempo, and this time he tells you exactly where you should attack in a chess game.
To demonstrate this important concept, FM Andrews chooses two informative games and a few relevant songs to complement the lesson.
Don't forget to take the ChessKid lesson on checkmate in the related links!
In this show, FM Todd Andrews teaches you how to attack on an important line - a file, a rank, or a diagonal.
Learn how to attack on the crucial f-file in part two of a replay of FM Andrews' Keeping the Tempo show.
Check out the related links for FM Mike Klein's video on not moving your f-pawn!
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??)