Beginner Lessons

Our beginner chess lessons go over fundamental concepts that all new players must know to succeed in their chess journey! Our beginner courses are 100% free forever so that everyone can learn the basics of chess for free!

How to Move the Pieces

Learn how to move each chess piece correctly!

  • 6 Lessons
  • 3 Minutes
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How to Play Chess

Learn the basic rules of chess and how to play the game!

  • 6 Lessons
  • 6 Minutes
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Fundamental Tactics

Learn basic tactics to give you an edge in your chess games!

  • 8 Lessons
  • 15 Minutes
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Opening Principles

Learn basic opening principles to give you an edge in your chess games!

  • 7 Lessons
  • 3 Minutes
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Endgame Principles

Learn basic endgame principles to avoid blundering easy checkmates!

  • 6 Lessons
  • 6 Minutes
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Basic Checkmates

Learn basic checkmates to beat your opponent in common positions!

  • 11 Lessons
  • 9 Minutes
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Intermediate Lessons

Our intermediate chess lessons go over more advanced chess strategies like tactics, gambits, and opening theory so you can begin your journey to chess mastery!

Fundamental Gambits

Learn fundamental gambits to help you strengthen your openings!

  • 7 Lessons
  • 9 Minutes
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Caro-Kann Defense

Learn the main line and other variations of the Caro-Kann Defense!

  • 3 Lessons
  • 7 Minutes
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Sicilian Defense

Learn the main line and other variations of the Sicilian Defense!

  • 2 Lessons
  • 2 Minutes
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French Defense

Learn the main line and other variations of the French Defense!

  • 4 Lessons
  • 3 Minutes
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Ruy Lopez

Learn the main line and other variations of the Ruy Lopez!

  • 3 Lessons
  • 4 Minutes
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Italian Game

Learn the main line and other variations of the Italian Game!

  • 3 Lessons
  • 7 Minutes
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Slav Defense

Learn the main line and other variations of the Slav Defense!

  • 2 Lessons
  • 5 Minutes
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