Chess University's Intro To Chess Crash Course

The #1 FREE Chess Course For Beginners
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (264 ratings)
10,329 students
Chess University's Intro To Chess Crash Course
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (264 ratings)
10,329 students
This course will teach students all the rules and basics of chess and also introduce them to more advanced topics such as tactics and strategy. Students who complete this course will be ready to start playing chess over-the-board and ready to participate in tournaments.

Requirements

  • No prior knowledge of chess is required to take this course. Beginners who know all the rules and basics may skip the first 10 video lessons.

Description

Chess University's Intro To Chess Crash Course offers comprehensive instruction for beginners, including first-time players, who want to learn chess. This course caters to players of all ages whose chess strength is below the rating of 900 Elo (novices and beginners) and is completely free.

The Intro To Chess Crash Course includes:

  • Syllabus
  • 20 video lessons that cover all the rules, basic principles, strategy, tactics, fundamental endgames, etc.
  • 70 exercises to solve and the associated solution sets
  • Tips and general information about chess

Meet The Chess University Instructors:

  • Kairav Joshi - Founder and CEO, #1-selling online chess coach, creator of the Prodigy Program, and entrepreneur
  • Dalton Perrine - Director of Instruction and Scholastic Chess, FIDE Chess Master
  • Arne Jochens - Director of Content and HR, FIDE Chess Master, Ph.D in Statistical Genetics
  • Kostya Kavutskiy - Director of Operations and PR, International Master





Who this course is for:

  • Chess University's Intro To Crash Course is suitable for beginners of all ages below the 900 Elo rating level, including first-time chess players.

Course content

2 sections • 30 lectures • 5h 3m total length
  • Course Syllabus
    00:01
  • Course Checklist
    00:02
  • Video #1 - Introduction to Chess - Kairav Joshi
    03:17
  • Video #2 - The Board and Pieces - Arne Jochens
    13:07
  • Video #3 - Kings and Rooks - Dalton Perrine
    17:44
  • Video #4 - Bishops and Queens - Kairav Joshi
    25:20
  • Video #5 - Knights - Arne Jochens
    10:09
  • Video #6 - Pawns - Dalton Perrine
    11:21
  • Video #7 - Special Rules - Dalton Perrine
    15:50
  • Video #8 - Quiz 1 - Arne Jochens
    10:59
  • Video #9 - Quiz 2 - Arne Jochens
    11:16
  • Video #10 - Chess Notation - Kostya Kavutskiy
    11:51
  • Video #11 - Winning and Drawing - Dalton Perrine
    17:42
  • Video #12 - Types of Advantages - Dalton Perrine
    11:15
  • Video #13 - Logical Thinking - Arne Jochens
    16:08
  • Video #14 - Tactics - Arne Jochens
    16:37
  • Video #15 - Chess Vocabulary - Dalton Perrine
    11:38
  • Video #16 - Concepts and Ideas - Dalton Perrine
    14:31
  • Video #17 - Endgame Checkmates - Kairav Joshi
    22:24
  • Video #18 - Checkmate Puzzles - Kostya Kavutskiy
    34:32
  • Video #19 - Phases of the Game - Kostya Kavutskiy
    22:45
  • Video #20 - Next Steps For Improvement - Kairav Joshi
    04:31

Instructor

ChessUniversity.com - World's #1 Online Chess Academy
Chess University
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 426 Reviews
  • 12,730 Students
  • 9 Courses

Chess University, Inc. is the world’s foremost online chess academy with over 30,000 members. We offer online chess lessons, chess camps, single-day seminars, chess-in-schools programs, simultaneous exhibitions with grandmasters, and comprehensive online courses such as the Prodigy Program. Our ensemble team of instructors includes the world’s greatest chess players and coaches such as five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand and world's best-selling online chess coach Kairav Joshi.

Our courses on Udemy will be taught by Kairav Joshi, FIDE-Master Dalton Perrine, FIDE-Master Arne Jochens, and International Master Kostya Kavutskiy, all renown online chess instructors.