It's the oldest chess trick in the book - but that doesn't mean you don't have to know how to stop it!
ChessKid coach David Petty shows you the scholar's mate, which is by far the most common mating attack in the chess beginner's arsenal.
Learn how to defend against this rudimentary threat, and explore the related themes of weak squares on f7 and f2.
WFM Amanda Mateer is not usually a tense person, but today she is! She shows us what "tension" means in chess, and it is different than in real life. You can be relaxed and still have tension! The term comes from two pieces aiming at each other, and Amanda shows us what to do when you have this happen in your games!