Chess: Beginner to Expert
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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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Created by Omar Khan
Last updated 3/2016
English
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Play chess with a solid understanding and can now consider city wide open tournaments (beginner first)
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Requirements
  • You could go to either (preferred) http://en.lichess.org/analysis/standard OR https://www.chess.com/analysis-board-editor.
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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wishes to challenge themselves mentally and has patience.
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Curriculum For This Course
46 Lectures
02:06:04
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Rules of Thumb
2 Lectures 05:30

Control The Center
01:38
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Systems for White
7 Lectures 27:57
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
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Systems for Black
4 Lectures 16:20
Sicilian Intro
03:06

Sicilian Be3
04:28

Sicilian Be2
04:49

Sicilian Bc4
03:57
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Exploring piece potential
3 Lectures 08:15
Visualization
01:55

Best square for each piece
03:11

Tricky Checkmates
03:09
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Chess Tactics
15 Lectures 23:41
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
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Middle Game
9 Lectures 29:49
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
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End Game
2 Lectures 06:25
Queen & King vs King
03:17

Rook & King vs King
03:08
About the Instructor
Omar Khan
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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.