Chess: Beginner to Expert

A Guide to understanding the basics of chess to a level where it becomes second nature and where mastery becomes present
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  • Lectures 46
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

Hey guys! Thanks so much for taking a look at my course. It really means the world to me :)

For those who are new to chess, allow me to explain what we have in store. In this course, you will be learning about everything that is Chess, early on, we will look at basic fundamentals to layout a foundation in which you can find yourself able to develop an intuition about chess that almost becomes second nature. We will be looking at all aspects of the game from first move to finish in which you can learn to find the best move through basic pattern recognition.

Thank you so, so much for taking this journey with me and for spending your time ( in participating in this course. I hope you get everything you expect from it, if not more.

What are the requirements?

  • You could go to either (preferred) http://en.lichess.org/analysis/standard OR https://www.chess.com/analysis-board-editor.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Play chess with a solid understanding and can now consider city wide open tournaments (beginner first)

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wishes to challenge themselves mentally and has patience.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Basics
Preview
02:22
En Pessant
Preview
01:06
Coordinate System
Preview
02:28
Piece Values
Preview
02:11
Section 2: Rules of Thumb
Develop
Preview
03:52
Control The Center
01:38
Section 3: Systems for White
1.c4 System
01:50
King's Indian Defense
05:26
Grunfeld Defence
05:26
Nimzo-Indian Defense
06:21
1.c4 for BLITZ
02:50
Basic Setup
01:37
Hippopotamous System
04:27
Section 4: Systems for Black
Sicilian Intro
03:06
Sicilian Be3
04:28
Sicilian Be2
04:49
Sicilian Bc4
03:57
Section 5: Exploring piece potential
Visualization
01:55
Best square for each piece
03:11
Tricky Checkmates
03:09
Section 6: Chess Tactics
Basic Fork
01:52
Basic Pin
03:51
Bishop Skewer
01:05
Bishop Fork
01:13
Bishop Pin
00:59
Pawn Fork
01:09
Queen Fork
01:18
Queen Pin
01:32
Queen Skewer
01:02
Rook Skewer
01:04
Rook Pin
01:27
Rook Fork
01:19
Exchange Sacrifice
02:08
Deflection
01:24
Double Attack/Double Check
02:18
Section 7: Middle Game
Outpost
03:17
Don't Trade Rooks!
04:31
Pawn Break
03:34
Doubled Pawns
03:16
Gaining Space
01:59
Bishop Pair
03:53
Back Rank Mate
02:28
Rook on Open File
04:36
Backward Pawn
02:15
Section 8: End Game
Queen & King vs King
03:17
Rook & King vs King
03:08

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Instructor Biography

Omar Khan, Chess Expert and Master Tactician

My name is Omar Khan and I am a student at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. I am currently studying Computer science in my final graduate year. I often find myself learning useful computer oriented skills which through time I am esteemed to share with the Udemy community. I look forward to sharing these very soon with all the unique people this site has to offer.

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