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    • What's Your Favorite Opening?

      FYI: 40 opening videos, complements of BK Academy of Chess: A80: Dutch Defense - http://goo.gl/85S61 B10: Caro-Kann Defense - http://goo.gl/okwwX C00: French Defense - http://goo.gl/t2Uhm C01: Kingston Defense - http://goo.gl/f4tK7 C30: Kin... | Read More

    • Endgame Basics: The Pawn and King

      Learn one of the most important chess endgame fundamentals, the king and pawn versus king. Learn how to quickly decern whether a given position is a win or a draw, and learn the technique for playing this endgame. Subscribe  @  http://www.y... | Read More

    • The French Defense - Made Easy

      Learn how to play chess with and/or against the French Defence.  Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara Join me on Facebook @ Tyrone Ferrara    The opening lines and text to this video are u... | Read More

    • Alekhine's Gun

      Learn a tactical formation known as Alekhine's Gun. Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara Join me on Facebook @ Tyrone Ferrara    | Read More

    • Like Bobby: Modern Sicilian Defense, Kan Variation

      Learn how to play the open like Bobby Fischer.  BK Academy of Chess welcomes you to join in on building Bobby Fischer's opening repertoire, move by move, line by line, with each lesson analyzing at least one position. This first lesson, how Bobby... | Read More

    • Famous Chess Swindles

      Learn about a famous chess swindle played by the most famous Swindler, U.S. Champion Frank Marshall, a gifted tactician who was one of the world's strongest players in the early 20th century. Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscriptio... | Read More

    • Ruy Lopez Lines - Open Defense

      Learn the basic concepts in playing with and against the Ruy Lopez with the Open Defense, a very dynamic way to play.   Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara Join me on Facebook @ Tyrone Ferra... | Read More

    • Ruy Lopez Lines - Exchange Variation

      Learn how to play with and against the Exchange Variation of the Ruy Lopez chess opening. And learn the variation that Bobby Fischer made famous.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kh5Pd4t2Njk    Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subs... | Read More

    • Poisoned Pawn Variation - Sicilian Defense

      A pawn is said to be -poisoned- because its capture can result in positional problems or material loss for the captor. The best known of these, is a line of the Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation.   Together we build and over the board  we... | Read More

    • Ruy Lopez Lines, Berlin Defense

      Learn how to play with and against the Ruy Lopez with the Berlin Defence also known as the Berlin Wall,a open for endgame lovers that is very solid. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KMaB4tBx58 | Read More