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Thanks for the lesson! Finally i have an idea of en passant rule and more stalemate tricks!
Thanks Todd Andrews
i was astonished by the 'new rule', e.g. my queen, upon capturing, say, the black rook, in its original, undisturbed position, she is freeze, held as prisoner, hence i lost a queen; can somebody explain why??
Both parts one and two are explained in simple terms at a beginners level. Very much appreciated from the view point of a beginner. Thanks Mr. Andrews!
Taught a lot to my friend who is a begginner to chess.
A great series of videos.
Thank you for the video. It is a great help to learn things the right way, the first time.
Once again thank you for the lesson. In return I will share with you my audio engineering lesson. never use your classroom audio for the videos. Use the classroom audio as a scratch or scetch since it is natural. overdub the audio track later using a podcasting kit for recording on your computer. that way you can control the audio quality, and it can be consistent in volume and tone. mid range with high end equalization is best with a small low end roll off. enjoy.
thank u so much...for give me lot of knowledge about chess.....
I love chess too! I have only few minutes a day ... yes I know but I'm sure I will have a lot more time in the future. Just waiting for the right circumstances.
After having suffered a stroke a few yers back, certain things were robbed from my memory. Chess was one of those things. I was told that I loved to play. My cousin told me about Chess.com, however, I was intimidated. Learning to use the compuiter again was hard enough. I signed up and took the first two tutorials an hour ago. I'm ready to fall in love again with a passtime that gave me so much pleasure. My neurologist thinks that this will be a great benefit to my on going recovery. My thanks to all of you for your support and encouragement. Wish me luck
I am now pretty excited! I'm going to posess the skills & knowledge of the Rules to play a GREAT Game of Chess! Thanks.
I've watched Both parts of these videos, Oh Smack!! I'm Really taken back with all the Rules & such that's involved! WOW!! I believe I can pull it off... (after a few attempts)
I'm going to attempt to challenge my Husband to a Beginners Game after sunrise although I may regret my boasting a little later! LoL!! Even so... We'll have fun.
I just wanted to let you know that your Guidance & Instructions throughout... made it rather easy to take notes on the toughest rules, & your examples were helpful as well. Thanks again for sharing your knowledge & skills.
Christy aka: CAT
how do u spel onpusant [?] ? [pawn move]
Thank you! Very clear and understandable.
I'm glad you realized you were forming a swastika with the nights. LOL
by FM Todd Andrews
In the space of two videos, Fide Master Todd Andrews will have you ready to play your first chess game. The board, pieces, and rules are covered in this two-part introduction, freely viewable by all.
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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