Beginner's Guide to Chess

A 15-part course with William Karneges

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Course Overview

Take on a new challenge and learn how to play a centuries-old strategy board game: chess! Review the board, the pieces, and key beginner concepts. Next, discover fundamental principles including time, space, force, the center, and pawn development. Once comfortable with these basics, learn over 10 new tactics that every player needs in their arsenal to win chess material. By the end of this course, feel confident playing a full game of chess and leading an opponent around by the nose!


  • Total Time 2 hr, 22 min
  • Lessons 15
  • Attachments 13
  • Exercises 65
  • 78 CQ

15 Lessons in This Course

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