Beginner

Capturing Pieces

Capturing Pieces

Keep your eyes open and capture more pieces.

  • Value of the Pieces

    Understand the value of each chess piece so you can evaluate trades and captures.

    • 3 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Tactics and Hanging Pieces

    Punish your opponent for giving you free pieces.

    • 3 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Counting Captures

    Train yourself to evaluate each and every capture on the chessboard.

    • 7 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Forks

    Win more pieces by attacking more than one at a time.

    • 3 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Pins

    Discover how to "pin" your opponent's pieces and freeze them in place.

    • 2 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Piling Up

    Once you have pinned a piece, keep on adding attackers.

    • 1 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Skewers

    Nothing hurts worse than having your chess pieces skewered.

    • 2 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Avoiding Bad Trades

    Don't make the mistake of giving up your good pieces for less valuable ones.

    • 5 min
    • 5 challenges
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