Tactical Patterns You Must Know Video Series

Tactical Patterns You Must Know Video Series

TigerChess
Jun 10, 2015, 12:00 AM |
16 | Tactics

In this video series, IM Daniel Rensch is here to educate us all on some chess fundamentals. You will want to go through these courses more than once. This video series will cover everything from basic tactical patterns to complex mating nets.

This series is geared towards players of every strength. Veterans and rookies will find this course useful.

Of course, Danny adds an entertainment aspect that really makes for an enjoyable experience. He can make you cry. He raps, he sings and he calls you names like buttercup.

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Patterns Everyone Must Know: Basic Tactics - 1! IM Rensch walks you through essential tactical patterns and terms you will need to know early in your chess career. (Beginner)

Patterns Everyone Must Know: Basic Tactics - 2! Danny turns up the heat but just a touch in this video. He concludes the basic patterns with skewers, windmills, discoveries and much more. Get ready to laugh at Danny's seriously funny approach to tactics. (Beginner and Intermediate)

Patterns Everyone Must Know: Beyond the Basics - 1! IM Rensch stays true to his word. While remaining focused on basic tactical concepts and terms, Danny shows how the complexity of tactics can increase at every level. (Beginner and Intermediate)

Patterns Everyone Must Know: Beyond the Basics - 2! Hopefully you understand decoys now. Danny dives right into deflections in this video and works quickly from there. Comprehending this material is important for your development as a player. Do not be afraid to review the first four videos before continuing onto Mating Nets(Beginner and Intermediate)

Patterns Everyone Must Know: Mating Nets - 1! You should familiarize yourself with the previous terms IM Rensch explored in the last four lessons. We are moving on! Danny starts the Mating Nets series with knights and the power they have when working with other major pieces. (Intermediate and Advanced)

Patterns Everyone Must Know: Mating Nets - 2! This time Danny covers bishop patterns and their mating nets. His brilliant commentary transforms a seemingly boring piece into a thrilling lesson! (Intermediate and Advanced)

Patterns Everyone Must Know: Mating Nets - 3! Now that you have seen the knight and bishop put to work, IM Rensch moves ahead with the rook. You will find yourself laughing even harder as Rensch continues his hilarious teaching antics! (Intermediate and Advanced)

Patterns Everyone Must Know: Mating Nets - 4! Danny puts every piece to work in this video. Even the pawns get involved for this series of patterns. A major focus here will be the weakened castled king. (Intermediate and Advanced)

Patterns Everyone Must Know: Mating Nets - 5! In reality, there are so many different mating patterns that covering each one of them may be impossible. So IM Rensch concludes this remarkable series with common attacking structures. Again, he focuses on an ill-advised castle. This time, he also observes a king that has neglected the option altogether. (Intermediate and Advanced)

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