Principles of Good Moves

Level 2



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Number of lessons: 5

Topic Purpose

Now that students know how to make legal moves, Level 2 teaches them how to make good moves in open game settings. Discover the principles of making good moves instead of random moves.

Learning Objectives:

  • The difference between open and closed games
  • The three most important things to do in the opening
  • How to use batteries
  • Introduction to tactics
  • Introduction to sacrifices
  • Introduction to attacking
  • The 23 Open Game Principles
  • Basic checkmate exercises
  • Live practice
  • Get a Fort Bend Chess Club rating