The PinkHamster continues his "Match of the Century" against NateB. OK, fine, they only played 5 games, not 85, and they aren't the two best chess players in the world. Still, tune in to learn from this very instructive game in which the Hamster systematically destroys poor Nate's pawn structure and then talks about how to convert a material advantage to a win in the endgame.
Everyone loves classic games played over 100 years ago, but how about a game played just a few weeks ago...between two ChessKid video authors?? That's right: a few weeks ago the PinkHamster and StrongHeart played a chess game right here on ChessKid.com, and it was so exciting, we decided to share it with you providing commentary from both players!
IM Danny Rensch returns to teach us more advanced concepts about the very important topic of pawn weaknesses. This time we are moving on from "doubled pawns" to the "isolated pawn." Be sure to watch, learn, and add this type of pawn weakness to your chess repertoire.
Today we learn the basics of positional chess! What is positional chess? Well, you will have to watch to find out - but let's just say that it all begins with the "little guys"... Doubled Pawns are first on the docket. Enjoy!