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After playing chess many years, I gave in and I am going to embark on my study plan, in earnest. The power I got from this video was the importance of the red lines, I always visualized the travel of a piece to a point, maybe if I actually think how the resultant "red arrow form" would look due to overall configuration, would lead to faster awareness of current game. Thanks for video
very good thx
Thanks so much
it is very helpful.
Part one is realy helpful i enjoyed and please tell to me how to learn more deeply and i want to enjoy playing Chess.
Perfect vid for beginners!
How did Todd clear the board of all the pieces inncluding the King ? I know he is using the live analysis board, but I cannot figure out how to clear off the king. Please advise.
I'm switching my Netflix addiction for a chess addiction. Better for the brain .
It's my first visit to chess.com. I hope I could play chess - at least for fun
Helpful to "read" the board as in numbers and letters in combinations of each. Rather than learning notation as in letters and numbers being mixed in different ways. That is, R-c1 is easier to visualize than QR-Kkt. At least that makes sense in my mind!!
its a game which teaches u how 2 use ur brain very speed,nothing but called as sharp
i already lost thousands of chess games ....this program helped me alot.Thanks!!
Good lesson yet the audio seemed to fluctuate a bit from high to low in a linear fashion.
by FM Todd Andrews
In just two short video lessons, Fide Master Todd Andrews will have you ready to sit down for your first game. This first video covers the chessboard, and basic rules including moving the bishop, rook, and queen.
Rules & Basics
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FM Todd Andrews
Todd's tournament experience began with a bang, winning the u1200 section of his first tournament. In one year of feverish study and play he gained an unprecedented 1000 rating points. Since establishing himself as a strong master, he has turned to teaching, and found it extremely rewarding as well. He has also been quite successful: his students have won national championships.
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