Chess Part 5: Knight

Chess Part 5: Knight Summary

Learn to play chess interactively and win the fun way for absolute beginners. Written by a World FIDE Chess Master, it combines the best of multi-touch technology with expert chess knowledge to create a unique chess learning experience.

Don’t struggle reading lengthy explanations. Learn fundamental concepts in chess by engaging with hands-on interactives. These interactives aptly named, “Show Me”, “You Try”, and “Let’s Play” allow you to learn, practice, and play against the computer. 

After using this system, you’ll have a strong understanding of essential chess concepts. How to use these interactives are shown in the next three sections.

This book is suitable for ages over 9 years old. Kids younger than nine should have some supervision in order to get the most out of this interactive book. 

Playing chess allows kids to develop creative thinking. The rules of chess are pretty easy to learn. Kids as young as four can learn to play chess. 

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then an interactive is worth a thousand pictures. Don’t waste time trying to visualize chess concepts in your head. Simply engage with this system and master chess. 

At the end of each part, test your knowledge with review questions. 

There are twelve parts to this series and should be followed in sequence.

Part 1 - Pawn
a. Introduction
Introducing Chess
The Chessboard and Starting Position
Chess Notation
How to Write Chess Moves
b. Pawn
Pawn Movement
Pawn Capture
The En Passant Rule
Pawn Promotion
Pawn Capturing Strategies

Part 2 - Rook
a. Rook Movement and Capture

Part 3 - Bishop
a. Bishop Movement and Capture

Part 4 - Queen
a. Queen Movement and Capture

Part 5 - Knight
a. Knight Movement and Capture

Part 6 - King
a. King Movement and Capture

Part 7 - Pieces
a. Value of Pieces
Pieces - Attacking
Pieces - Defending
Pieces - Exchanging
Let’s Play with Different Pieces

Part 8 - Castling
a. Kingside, Queenside, Rules

Part 9 - Draw
a. How to Draw
Repetition of Position by Perpetual Checks
By Stalemate
Other Ways to Draw

Part 10 - Tactics
a. Basic Tactics

Part 11 - Strategy
a. Checkmate Strategies
Middle Game
End Game

Part 12 - Play
a. Practical Rules
b. Let’s Play against Computer

Good luck on learning chess. Who knows you or your kid could be the next grandmaster!

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