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Introducing the Pieces
Setting Up the Board
How the King Moves and Captures
How Rooks Move and Capture
How Bishops Move and Capture
How the Queen Moves and Captures
How Knights Move and Capture
How Pawns Move and Capture
Chess Notation
Protect Your Pieces
Checks and Checkmate
Stalemates and Other Draws
Discovered Checks and Double Checks
The En Passant Capture
Rooks Belong on Open Files
Advance Your Rooks to the 7th Rank
Simple Back-Rank Checkmates
Fun with Active Rooks
Move the Knights to the Center of the Board
Bad Bishops and Good Bishops
Bishops Can Dominate Knights
Skewers and Pins
Bad Bishops Against Good Knights
Bishops Can Dominate Rooks
Don’t Double Your Pawns
Some Doubled Pawns Are Strong
Pawn Majorities
Isolated Pawns
Backward Pawns
Hanging Pawns
Pawns Can Fork, Too!
Every Pawn Move Creates a Weakness
Don’t Develop Your Queen Early
Beat Back Early Queen Aggression
Safeguard Your Queen
Don’t Risk Your King!
Don’t Push Your Pawns in Front of a Castled King
Fight for the Center of the Board
An Ideal Setup
Knights Before Bishops
Limit Your Early Pawn Moves
Complete Your Development Before You Attack
Avoid Exchanging Bishops for Knights
Double King Pawn Openings
Other Replies to 1.e2-e4
Indian Defenses
Two Bad Openings
King’s Indian Attack
French Winawer
Five Steps to Victory
Candidate Moves and Planning
Responding to Threats
Queen and Rook
King and Queen
King and Rook
King and Two Bishops
King, Bishop, and Knight
Smothered Mate
Back Rank Mate
Gueridon Mate
Domiano’s Mate
Legal’s Mate
The Dragon Variation
The English Attack
Common Knight Sacrifices
Bishop Sacrifices
Exchange Sacrifices
King and Pawn
Rook and Pawn
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Jon Edwards - Teach Yourself Visually Chess

Jon Edwards - Teach Yourself Visually Chess

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