Cool Chess! Intermediate 1 Lesson 3--Tactic: Fork Attacks!
The student will learn about the power of the Fork Tactic. #builder #superstar
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The students will be learning about the Fork--a powerful Chess Tactic. A Tactic is a trap that a player sets to win pieces or to get a better position on the board. They will learn that there are Simple Forks, where a chess piece can attack two pieces at the same time in one move if the position is right. The student will also learn that the famous Knight Forks, can make deadly attacks because they can jump over pieces and their moves can be hard to see. The Royal Fork is when a Knight is...
The students will become stronger chess players as they learn how to master Forks and by playing chess games on-line.
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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