Cool Chess! Beginner 1 Lesson 6--The Rules of the En Passant Pawn Capture
The students will learn the rules and moves of this special En Passant pawn capture.
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The students will learn about this most interesting pawn capture, called "En Passant." This is a French word which means, "In Passing." The students will learn that the pawns are the only pieces that can make the En Passant move and can only capture pawns. They will learn that only after a pawn makes an initial move of 2 spaces, can an En Passant capture be made. They will learn that only on that next move, the opponent's pawn has to make that En Passant move. If the opponent moves a...
All chess students need to learn this basic En Passant rule because if they ever play chess against a computer or a more experienced player, they need to understand why their pawn is being captured by their opponent in this most unusual way.
Students will receive chess puzzle homework sheets in a PDF format to be printed out. The chess puzzle homework sheets will be discussed in class to make sure all students understand what to do.
2 files available upon enrollmentStudents should have a pencil in class and the chess puzzles printed out, which will be attached in a PDF form in the Classroom.
A learner is assessed by understanding the answers on each chess puzzle assignment and knowing how to checkmate to win their games. When a student practices chess at home, with others, or on-line, their skills will increase--this will reflect in their knowledge of the game.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
We will be using the lichess.org website for students to play chess games on-line. The students will be copying the game link and pasting it in the Zoom Chat Box for other students to click on and access the game. Usernames and passwords to lichess.org will not be used for this class.
ChessKid.com is an additional resource that can help the student to improve their chess skills. This website provides Chess Puzzles, practice against chess bots, and informative videos which are made by Grand Masters.
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