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How To : Setup and play the chess-like game Shogi

Do you like chess? How about Japanese chess? Aren't there different chess variants in Japan though? Maybe, but this specific chess variant is called Shogi. The chess-like game Shogi is won by capturing the king, just like chess, but defeat is conceded at mate, or when mate bec ...more

How To : Play a live chess blitz game

These are seven videos of different live blitz games to show you some proper moves for fast play. In the first game, as a homage to Krakkaskak, the Polar Bear system, 1.f4, is tried, ending up in unfamiliar territory, but winning on time in an easily one rook ending. The seco ...more

How To : Play Facebook Messenger's Secret Chess Game

Facebook just keeps coming up with more and more diversions to help you ignore your responsibilities. At least this diversion is a little more intellectual than most of the other things that can easily distract you on Facebook. Facebook Messenger has a secret chess game, and ...more

How To : Play the four knights game in chess

This is a discussion of Black's chances with the Fork Trick in the Four Knights Game... How to remove your opponent's advantage when he plays 4.Bc4! Kill your opponent, but not literally, you dope.

How To : Play a live three minute chess blitz game

In these videos, you can see how 3 minute chess blitz games are for the greats, because if you're a beginner, you spend too much time analyzing the moves, when they should come almost as second nature. See some common follies in rushed games, and see some good defenses, here a ...more

How To : Play basic openings on the chess-like game Shogi

Do you like chess? How about Japanese chess? Aren't there different chess variants in Japan though? Maybe, but this specific chess variant is called Shogi. The chess-like game Shogi is won by capturing the king, just like chess, but defeat is conceded at mate, or when mate bec ...more

How To : Play the seven steps to nirvana in a game of chess

Check out this chess game video tutorial from Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk, presented by guest star Almira Skripchenko. Here, you will see the end of the game Robert Fontaine vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, in Aix-les-Bains (2007). It's Black's move, and he has to find a way to ...more

How To : Play the Philidor position in a chess endgame

This chess game video tutorial from Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you how to use an important postition in rook endgmaes. It's important to know the Philidor Position which shows the easiest way to draw as the weaker side in R + P (rook and pawn) vs. R (rook). Black pl ...more

How To : Play from the Saavedra position in endgame chess

Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk teaches you how to play from the Saavedra position in endgame chess. White plays and wins, but remember to look for the best defense for black. Your rook and kings will get a workout, but if you do it right, you might just get out of a chess jam ...more

How To : Play chess with concrete tactics

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

How To : Play chess like Napoleon Bonaparte

Check out this chess video tutorial from Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk on how to play chess like Napoleon Bonaparte. This chess game is from Napoleon vs General Bertrand in St. Helena (1818). White plays and wins, but how? Well, see for yourself. Let's just say that Napoleon ...more

How To : Catch Black from all sides to win the chess game

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

How To : Use the Sicilian Dragon opening in a chess game

Learn how to play chess with 2005 Missouri Scholastic Chess Champion Joseph Garnier. If you know nothing of the board game, then you might want to check out this video tutorial. Actually, you need to know a little bit about the game. You really need to know how to play chess, ...more

How To : Win a chess game with a transatlantic flight

Join Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk in this chess video tutorial and learn how to play a cool game of chess. White plays and mates in two moves. This chess problem was published in Musical World, 1860. Watch to see how to improve your chess strategies. The Queen is an import ...more

How To : Solve a chess game study from the Book of Salvio

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

How To : Checkmate in three moves on your chess game

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

How To : Smothermate the king in a complicated chess game

Check out this chess video tutorial Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk on how to win the game. This game is taken from the Book of Stamma (1737). White plays and wins. You will see a good example of a smothered mate in the chess conundrum. Here, you will learn how to smothermate ...more

How To : Play and spot opening chess moves

Chess is a strategy and logical deduction game between two players that is enjoyed by children and adults alike, from park benches to convention halls across the world. Though the game of chess has taken many variations over its long history, today's form involves black and wh ...more

How To : Win the chess game with an invincible rook

Yes, Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk is here to teach you how to play a game of chess. Just watch this chess video tutorial to see how to win the chess game with an invincible Rook. It shows the endgame of Steinitz vs Van Bardeleben, in Hastings (1895). White plays and wins. ...more

How To : Take the initiative in a chess game to win

Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk teaches you how to... you guessed it, play a game of chess. This chess video tutorial will show you how to take the initiative in a chess game to win. This chess problem is from the game Danielian vs Kosteniuk, in the European Team Championship ...more

How To : Gain strategy in your chess game

Strategy is key to being a proclaimed chess player. You need to know the ins and outs of situations and you have to be quick in your wit. This video emulates very good strategy played in a chess game giving you keys to build your own winning tactics.

News : Play Robot Chess Via Twitter

With Facebook and Twitter dominating the world, playing chess opposite a real, touchable person is no longer necessary. With the ChessBot, you can now play on a real chessboard remotely - the next best thing to in-person play. From Norris Labs: "Although ChessBot by itself d ...more

How To : Play chess for beginners

Impress your friends! Learn the game of kings and queens. Step 1: Set up the queens and kings Step 2: Set up the rest of the board Step 3: Learn the object of the game Step 4: Learn the moves If one of your pawns makes it to the other side of the board, you can exchange i ...more

How To : Play chess

In this video clip series, our expert will explain the basic rules of the game of chess, explaining some of the moves and techniques used when playing the game. Part 1 of 14 - How to Play chess. Play chess - Part 2 of 14. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com ...more

How To : Solve Shultz's unstoppable pawn chess game study

Solve this chess study by Schultz (1941). Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you just how to do it in this chess video tutorial. White plays and wins. In order to win, white needs to promote his pawn down the board -- the unstoppable pawn, to get a queen in this chess endga ...more

How To : Win a game of chess with two rooks against one

See how to play a game of chess with Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk. This chess video tutorial will show you how to win a game of chess with two Rooks against one. This is a 1948 chess study by Otawa, where White plays and wins, but Black threatens to play his Pawn from a2 t ...more

How To : Solve a checkmate in two moves chess game problem

In this chess video tutorial, Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk, with guest star Almira Skripchenko, will show you how to checkmate in just two moves that the Fritz 10 software program doesn't even recognize. Fritz 10 just can't solve this mate in 2 chess problem. White plays a ...more

How To : Play xiangqi, also known as Chinese chess

Chinese chess is the world’s most popular board game. Chinese chess, also known as xiangqi, has been played throughout East Asia for over 1000 years. The playing pieces have traditionally been identified using Chinese characters, so only those who could read Chinese characters ...more

How To : Avoid loosing a chess game by stalemating

Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk ponders the question in this chess video tutorial, "Should White resign or play on?" This chess example that will get you on your way to being a Grandmaster yourself is from a study in 1922 by Kraemer. Should White resign, or can he still draw ...more

How To : Play chess like a star

Chess is a serious game. People take chess so seriously that it is almost like a sport. All around the world people compete in matches and championships with this strategic game. If you are interested in joining the ranks of Bobby Fischer, start by looking at this tutorial. In ...more

How To : Pin your opponent from the chess middle game

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

How To : Play a game of marble solitaire

During this day and age of video games and HD televisions, more kids are relying on electronics to keep them entertained. But, for many people who grew up without such things, simple board games like chess, checkers, and even Monopoly was all they needed. Another great game wa ...more

Checkmate and... Checkmate : Bizarre Three-Way Chess Game

In a recent episode of The Big Bang Theory, character Sheldon Cooper designed a highly complicated three-person game of chess, with an odd-shaped nonagon board and two new pieces—serpent and old woman. Seemingly pioneering, in truth, three-player chess has been around since th ...more

How To : Keep a criminal pawn at bay in a chess middle game

Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk teaches you how to play a real game of chess in this video tutorial. From the game Onischuk vs Carlsen in Biel (2007). Black plays and wins, by first taking white's rook and checking the king. The white king then takes the black queen, and so on ...more

How To : Catch the black queen in a chess middle game

This chess game video tutorial from Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you how to catch the black queen in a chess game. This example is from the game Najdorf vs Reshevsky. What happens after Black plays 1...Bxb2? See for yourself. This is a great way to learn chess strate ...more

How To : Use impasse on the chess-like game Shogi

Do you like chess? How about Japanese chess? Aren't there different chess variants in Japan though? Maybe, but this specific chess variant is called Shogi. The chess-like game Shogi is won by capturing the king, just like chess, but defeat is conceded at mate, or when mate bec ...more

How To : Play the board game Go

You know how to play the board game Go, but not really. You just started, you're a beginner, you know nothing of this game that originated in China. You know nothing of strategy, you know nothing of defense, you know nothing about winning the Go game. Sometimes, you can't even ...more

How To : Play the deadliest attack known in chess

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

How To : Play the card strategy game Mystery Rummy Case #1

Check out this how-to video for a discussion of the card strategy game, Mystery Rummy Case #1 with its designer, Mike Fitzgerald. Mystery Rummy Case #1 is a two to four player game. Take a look at these Mystery Rummy cards! If you like games like Monopoly, Risk, Stratego, Dun ...more

How To : Play the board and card game Cloud 9

Do you like games like Monopoly, Risk, Stratego, Dungeons and Dragons, Chess, Checkers, Uno, Battleship and Connect Four? If so, this board/card game could be next for you. Check out this video tutorial on how to play the board game Cloud 9 with designer Aaron Weissblum. Wha ...more

How To : Play the lonely king chess puzzle by Sam Lloyd

This is an interesting chess game presented by Serguei Vorojtsov. Mate this king in only three moves! Samuel Loyd (January 31, 1841--April 10, 1911), born in Philadelphia and raised in New York, was an American chess player, chess composer, puzzle author, and recreational mat ...more

How To : Play reponses to the Stonewall attack in chess

Matt covers some lines with a black ...Bg4. He found the first game with analysis on the Kenilworth Chess Club site. Most of the analysis he gave for this game is taken verbatim, but he does mention a couple side variations that you should be curious about. So watch!

How To : Begin playing chess

Learn the basics of the game, the chess board and piece positioning. These are the very basics you'll need to know to play chess.

How To : Use the skewer tactic in a chess game

Need some more chess tactics for your arsenal? Well, why not try out this "skewer" tactic from this video lecture. A skewer is an attack on two pieces on the same line. The opponent moves the more valuable piece exposing an attack on the second piece. The skewer is a reverse c ...more

How To : Play chess like a pro

Anyone can play chess if they have the right training and in this three part video series The Grob Chess Club shows you how to move up to Class E (rated 1000-1199). This tutorial is great for everyone from beginners through people rated under 200. Part 1 of 3 - How to Play che ...more

How To : Play Game Boy Advance games on a Nintendo DSi

Yes, there is a way to play old Game Boy Advance games on your new Nintendo DSi. You just have to download the GBA DSi Emulator. Yes, it is possible to play GameBoy Advance game backups (aka GBA ROMs) on your DSi. You have to use a special DSi flash card adapter though, for Mi ...more

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