Cool Chess! Beginner 2 Lesson 6--The Queen, Knight, and Bishop Attacks
The students will learn to attack the f7 and f2 squares on the board with the Queen, working with either the Knight, or the Bishop.
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The students will learn that there are other ways to attack the f7 and f2 squares besides the Scholar's Mate and the Fool's Mate. They will remember that f7 and f2 are the two weakest squares on the board because they are only protected by the King. The students will learn that the Queen and the Knight can make a deadly attack on the f7 square and that the Queen and the Bishop can make a checkmating move on the f2 square. They will learn to pay attention to these Danger Squares and how to...
The object of this lesson is to make sure that the students keep an eye on these Danger Squares in their games. If their opponent does not pay attention to their Danger Squares, then the student will learn to checkmate in their game quickly. The student will learn how to defend their own Danger Squares.
Students will receive chess puzzle sheets to be printed out. The chess puzzle sheets will be discussed in class to make sure all students understand how to solve them.
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 sheet 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 students 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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