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by Simon Louchart
Fri Jul 28, 2017 12:34 pm
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Topic: My video tutorials to learn Chess
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Views: 4033

Re: My video tutorials to learn Chess

Some videos about opening principles - how to deal with space in the opening:
https://youtu.be/PH7b5xlisUk

what are the best squares for your pieces:
https://youtu.be/_Yx2rN4gX_I

how to manage time in the opening:
https://youtu.be/I0RDHPOfdUQ
by Simon Louchart
Mon Jul 03, 2017 2:11 pm
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Topic: My video tutorials to learn Chess
Replies: 15
Views: 4033

Re: My video tutorials to learn Chess

A small challenge for beginners: find all 7 checkmates in the following video:
https://youtu.be/E8eADb_Jlek

and next, find the 6 checkmates in this video:
https://youtu.be/6rkJdOQPvzM
by Simon Louchart
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:04 pm
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Topic: My video tutorials to learn Chess
Replies: 15
Views: 4033

Re: My video tutorials to learn Chess

Some tactical patterns !

The fork:
https://youtu.be/PlrkyJ9540U

The Pin:
https://youtu.be/iaCSwwl9sa4

The Skewer:
https://youtu.be/mLPb5Aj8H6U

The double Threat:
https://youtu.be/Wj-5IknvZEk
by Simon Louchart
Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:33 pm
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Topic: My video tutorials to learn Chess
Replies: 15
Views: 4033

Re: My video tutorials to learn Chess

The last video I have posted on youtube: exchanging pieces, the basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okXOEoiZv6o And this one, explaining the stalemate with more details: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXch-cjRsaw This video shows common checkmate patterns (back rank mate, h7, g7, f7): https://w...
by Simon Louchart
Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:37 pm
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Topic: My video tutorials to learn Chess
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Views: 4033

Re: My video tutorials to learn Chess

One video, explaining what is a threat in Chess:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4-xV2rf79g

The next video is the logical follow-up: how to protect your pieces:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pfH0MMzlBU
by Simon Louchart
Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:52 pm
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Topic: My video tutorials to learn Chess
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Re: My video tutorials to learn Chess

This week's video, about capturing pieces:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBSsfV66KxY

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by Simon Louchart
Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:35 pm
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Topic: My video tutorials to learn Chess
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Re: My video tutorials to learn Chess

This is my last video. It focuses on the value of the pieces:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBPsLtGIT6A
by Simon Louchart
Sat Jan 07, 2017 12:46 pm
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Topic: My video tutorials to learn Chess
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Re: My video tutorials to learn Chess

@Ian: Thanks for the reference ! It helps to get the context. I'm afraid I am not qualified to teach the rules of the game to anyone then :) @Nick: Point taken for the basics, it is true that explaining the rules is not the most fascinating part when teaching chess, even if I tried to spend enough t...
by Simon Louchart
Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:54 pm
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Topic: My video tutorials to learn Chess
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Re: My video tutorials to learn Chess

Hello John, I am slightly confused by your message: do you suggest my lessons are misleading, or maybe there is some irony that I am missing... (that's the issue with internet, no voice intonation to help me interpret). I am happy to debate about the merits (or flaws ?) of my lessons, but I would ce...
by Simon Louchart
Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:17 pm
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Topic: My video tutorials to learn Chess
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Views: 4033

Re: My video tutorials to learn Chess

And 3 more videos to finish with the rules of Chess: the first describes exactly how to checkmate your opponent: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqWUfvKuzwk then, the second one helps you with those 3 exotic moves: castling, capturing "en passant" and promoting a pawn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
by Simon Louchart
Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:17 pm
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Topic: My video tutorials to learn Chess
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Views: 4033

Re: My video tutorials to learn Chess

Next: how to checkmate, which is the real goal of the game.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqWUfvKuzwk
by Simon Louchart
Wed Jan 04, 2017 1:10 pm
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Topic: My video tutorials to learn Chess
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Re: My video tutorials to learn Chess

Now that you know how the pieces are moving, it is important to learn how they interact with friend and enemy pieces. That is the topic of these 2 new videos: Interacting with friend pieces: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-EiZBQj89Q Capturing other pieces: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYsNpOon1...
by Simon Louchart
Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:00 pm
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Topic: My video tutorials to learn Chess
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My video tutorials to learn Chess

Hello, I have been working for some years on an iPhone chess app called Chess Trainer, which is here to help people improving their Chess skills. In parallel, I have started to create videos based on the app content, for those who do not have access to the app store. The first videos explain the rul...
by Simon Louchart
Sat Jan 10, 2015 1:12 pm
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Topic: Indroducing my new Chess app
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Re: Indroducing my new Chess app

Hello, the second version of Chess Battle is now released ! Amongst other things, here are the main updates: - a "clue" button to help you when you're lost - a chat window to let you talk with your opponents - many new easy puzzles for complete beginners - a new special offer: invite friends and get...
by Simon Louchart
Wed Dec 10, 2014 3:40 pm
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Topic: Indroducing my new Chess app
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Indroducing my new Chess app

Hello ! After a few months of hard work, I am glad to release my new Chess iPhone app, Chess Battle. In a nutshell, the point is to challenge other players on Chess puzzles, to see who is going to be the quickest to solve them. A small explanatory video will help you understand how it works: https:/...