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King Of Fast Chess: Ladyknightma

King Of Fast Chess: Ladyknightma

FM FunMasterMike Jun 29, 2016 30811 Views 11 min
Is it a knightmare? Close, it’s Ladyknightma who is our next king of fast chess. FM Mike Klein reviews Ladyknightma’s game, praising Black's defensive technique that eventually won the battle.
7th Rank Power: Rooks In The Middlegame

7th Rank Power: Rooks In The Middlegame

GM Simon Williams 1 Feb 13, 2016 31457 Views 8 min
We saw the power of rooks on the seventh rank in the endgame (last video), but did you know they’re just as powerful there in the middlegame? GM Simon Williams shows you just how much damage these beasts on the seventh can do.
Destroying The Defender

Destroying The Defender

GM Simon Williams 1 Jan 23, 2016 32311 Views 7 min
GM Simon Williams shows his disdain for defenders when they get in the way of his attack. If you have “double power” in a line on the chessboard, it’s time to look for ways to remove any defender guarding your target square. You can safely give up as much material as you want, as long as you expose the enemy king and checkmate him.
Deflecting The Defender

Deflecting The Defender

GM Simon Williams 1 Jan 2, 2016 23244 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.
Secrets Of The Battering Ram

Secrets Of The Battering Ram

GM Simon Williams 1 Nov 14, 2015 31856 Views 7 min
How do you break through to win in a chess game? Use a battering ram. GM Simon Williams makes his ChessKid video debut with a fun lesson on this important chess weapon. Learn how to burst through to the opponent's castled king and deliver checkmate with Simon's battering ram.
Smothered Mate

Smothered Mate

FM FunMasterMike Aug 26, 2015 24674 Views 8 min
What do chess and hash browns have in common? More than you might think! Take a delicious lesson from FM Mike Klein on the most satisfying checkmate in the game - the smothered mate.
Keeping the Tempo: Where To Attack -- Part 1

Keeping the Tempo: Where To Attack -- Part 1

ChessKidTV Jan 15, 2015 15365 Views 21 min
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!
You've Snuck One By Me For The Last Time!

You've Snuck One By Me For The Last Time!

Jonathan Corbblah 3 Jan 3, 2015 17468 Views 4 min
How do you deal with one of the sneakiest opening traps White can play? Coach Mousetrap shows you how to handle it no matter what White does. Learn how sometimes the best way to answer a fork is with a fork of your own! Don't forget to take the ChessKid lesson on openings in the related links.
Fun with the King's Gambit 4: The Steinitz Gambit!

Fun with the King's Gambit 4: The Steinitz Gambit!

GM Ben Finegold 1 May 13, 2013 6645 Views 12 min
Last time we saw the first Unofficial World Champion, Paul Morphy, dish out some damage as black in the King's Gambit. This week, we see the first Official World Champion, Wilhelm Steinitz, playing his very own bizarre version of the King's Gambit, the Steinitz Gambit. The king is a fighting piece!
Taste the Sicilian 3

Taste the Sicilian 3

Amanda Mateer 1 May 2, 2012 7622 Views 8 min
StrongHeart brings us a sharp Sicilian struggle played between two of the best players in the world: current world champion Vishy Anand and Alexei Shirov. Enjoy this sharp battle in the Najdorf Sicilian!
Amazing Games: Hamppe - Mietner 2!

Amazing Games: Hamppe - Mietner 2!

David Petty 1 Jan 9, 2012 4194 Views 16 min
The PinkHamster brings us the exciting second half of Meitner's crazy attack on Hammpe's poor king. Find out what Meitner's "crazy move" was (did you do your homework and try to find it yourself?), and see how Meitner continues to use forcing moves to keep the initiative and drive the white king further and further into black's territory.
Check the Checks!

Check the Checks!

Amanda Mateer 1 Oct 19, 2011 2967 Views 13 min
To become a strong chess player you always need to be aware of all possible "checks" in any given position. Join StrongHeart as she helps us to find every single check. We'll also figure out which checks are "good checks," and which ones bad, of course. And who knows, maybe we'll even find a checkmate!
The Fried Liver 3: Going on a King Hunt!

The Fried Liver 3: Going on a King Hunt!

David Petty 1 Aug 3, 2011 11413 Views 11 min
Paul Morphy grew up to be the unofficial World Champion of Chess when he was an adult...but when he was a 13 year old ChessKid, he was already giving his uncle a whole rook as a handicap, and winning too! Watch how the legendary Paul Morphy executes a delicious Liver Frying, and learn about "exposing the king."
The Deadly Double Check 4: Dynamic Duo!

The Deadly Double Check 4: Dynamic Duo!

IM Daniel Rensch Aug 1, 2011 3778 Views 10 min
The original "Dynamic Duo" are at it again (and no, we aren't talking about Batman and Robin). The Queen and Knight serve up a tasty dish of Discovered-Double-Check Mating Nets to the enemy King today. Starting with one of the most infamous positions in the history of chess!