Becoming a chess master is very hard to do, and one of the most important things you need to learn is chess notation. Chess notation will help you study great chess games and learn classic moves and strategies. Check out this video and start studying, and who knows? You may be ...more
This chess lesson will show you the most common first moves made by White and Black in Master level games. Not quite a master? Well, that doesn't mean this won't make you better.
See how the Polar Bear System works in these games of Danielsen's. You'll see how the system works, how to do it, and why you should move where you move. Each video shows a different game, to make sure you cram the knowledge in. Part 1 of 9 - How to Master the Polar Bear Syste ...more
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you in this chess video tutorial how to checkmate your opponent in just three simple moves. This mate in three moves problem is by Carlo de Grandi. See how white plays and mates in 3 moves. This is just the first step to becoming a mighty ...more
In this chess lesson, you'll learn how to do Greco's Attack in the Giuoco Piano, in an Italian Game. Everyone chess master should learn this, because you're middle game isn't getting any stronger.
This chess lesson will show you the king pawn openings, not to mention some general ideas and strategy to make you the perfect chess master. What, you're already a master? So you don't think you need this? Everybody needs it.
What is the deadliest attack? Well, it's from a position from a game played by Duras and Spielmann. If you want to be a chess master, then you're going to have to learn the secrets of the game, the strategies, the chess maneuvers. Learn how to play the deadliest attack known i ...more
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you how to play chess in this chess video tutorial, but wait, where's Alexandra? For this chess master class, guest star GM Laurent Fressinet from France will be filling in to show you how to play one of his games from Warsaw (2005), Fress ...more
SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you how to play chess like a master in this chess video tutorial. This is a chess problem by Galitsky, in which you need to let White play and checkmate in three moves. This mate in 3 chess problem by Galitsky will show you how to prove t ...more
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk teaches you in this chess video tutorial, how to pin your opponent down from the middle game of chess. This chess example is from the game Kosteniuk vs Gaeva in Verdun (1995). White plays and wins by checkmating with the queen and rook. To see h ...more
Ever wanted to play an Italian Game? Well, here you can learn it with this introduction to the chess game. You'll see the most common 2nd and 3rd moves for White and Black after 1.e4 e5 from the Masters.
Learn chess from Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk. This chess video tutorial will show you how to play a game of chess, like the masters. See how to catch Black from all sides to win the chess game. This chess problem is from the game Klinger vs Blatny (1988). White plays and ...more
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you how to play chess. Just watch this video tutorial to learn how to play like the masters. This chess problem composed in 1910 by Nissl is one of the most beautiful chess problems ever. White gives a checkmate in just six moves. This is ...more
This video tutorial is from Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk, who shows you how to play a game of chess, like the masters play. Todays position is from the game Karpov vs Unzicker (1974). Anatoly Karpov gives Unzicker a lesson in chess strategy of particularly high level. Fin ...more
Learn from this chess video tutorial, hosted by Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk, on how to solve the chess game study from the Book of Salvio (1604). White plays and wins by sacrificing his rook and moving his pawn up the chessboard to get queened. It's as simple as that. Endg ...more
This video focuses on Grandmaster level chess tactics. It features an interesting tactical idea by Bobby Fischer in a match he played against W. Birch in 1963. If you want to learn from the masters, then why not watch it?
This explores Bobby Fischer's strategies in, and versus, various openings. This video looks at Fischer's play in the King's Gambit Accepted opening (ECO C33). The match was played in 1968 against Minic Dragoljub at the Vinkovci tournament. Learn from the masters!
This video focuses on Grandmaster level chess tactics. It features a tactical line used by William Steinitz against Johannes Hermann Zukertort in the first World Chess Championship played in 1866. Try it yourself, by learning from the masters.
Master craftsman George Berry, "The Woodguy" shows how to quickly and easily make a chess board.
Rev. Gunnthor Ingason show you the moves of the bishop. Learn how to master this piece, so you can win your next game of chess with ease.
Here, see the Evans Gambit Opening book lines with possible variations. The video includes a match of Bobby Fischer's that highlights the use of the gambit. So, play like Bobby and be a master -- soon.
Master craftsman George Berry, "The Woodguy" shows how to quickly and easily make a chess board. This video will provide you with the expertise to build a chess board, so all you have to worry about it playing!! Make a chess board. Click through to watch this video on videojug ...more
What's more fun? Winning against your friends or winning against others with them? It's an age old question, and in video games, the former one-on-one multiplayer has been the norm. But cooperative multiplayer has made a comeback, with Halo and Diablo II starting the trend, th ...more