Intro to Chess
|Day 1||The board and the pieces. Parts of the board. |
Movement of the pieces. Value of the pieces.
|Day 2||The rules of the game. Check and checkmate. |
Special rules: castling and en passant.
|Day 3||Basic checkmates: K+Q vs K, K + 2R vs K|
|Day 4||Basic tactics: forks, skewers and pins.|
|Day 5||Ways to draw a game (agreement, threefold repetition, 50 move rule, stalemate). |
Crazy rooks and queens.
|Day 6||How to read and write chess notation. How to use a chess clock.|
|Day 1||Parts of a game. Goals of them.|
|Day 2||Opening traps. Common mistakes.|
|Day 3||What is a sacrifice. Examples.|
|Day 4||What is a gambit. Examples.|
|Day 5||Introduction to endgames. Rule of the square and opposition.|
|Day 6||Introduction to chess variants.|
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