A fun and easy way to learn chess. Watch video lessons, tackle exercises, and solve puzzles online — and do it all for free.
Haven't played chess before? No problem! This course will help you learn how the pieces move, how to set up the board, and all the necessary rules to play a game from start to finish!
Moving Past The Basics
So - you know all the rules to chess and some basic strategy. If you're ready to learn about more advanced strategies and tactics, let's get started!
We're moving into advanced territory! Learn about subtle positional play and imbalances.
Brush up on your endgame play by learning important themes and positions!
Offense wins games, but defense wins championships. Learn how to defend and counterattack!
Learn the art of prophylaxis! Identify and prevent your opponent's plans before they appear on the board.
The Fire Breathing Sicilian Dragon
The Sicilian Dragon is a tactical opening for black that can lead to explosive games. Learn key attacking and defensive ideas from this course.