# 2018/2019 Curriculum for Chess Lessons, Beginners Level

## Chess Lessons

- 1st Lesson

Brief overview of last year lessons

Theory and exercises

Board and pieces, Starting position, Wings and Center, General rules: How the Pieces Move and captures, Pieces’ relative value.

- 2nd Lesson

Attack and Threat, Algebraic Notation, Legal and Illegal movements

- 3nd Lesson

Basic Rules: The Goal of the Game, The Checkmate, Chess Problems

- 4rd Lesson

Castling, Promotion

- 5th Lesson

Review and practicing

- 6th Lesson

Drawn games: Stalemates and Perpetual Check

- 7th Lesson

Basic strategy: Mating with King & Queen against King

- 8th Lesson

Basic strategy: Mating with Queen & Rook against King

- 9th Lesson

Mating with two Rooks against King.

- 10th Lesson

Review and practicing

- 11th Lesson

Basic Tactics: Forks

- 12th Lesson

Basic Tactics: Pins

- 13th Lesson

Basic Tactics: Skewers

- 14th Lesson

Review and practicing

- 15th Lesson

Practicing and Exercises. Chess Problems: Checkmate in one move.

- 16th Lesson

Practicing and Exercises. Checkmate Patterns: Back Rank

- 17th Lesson

Practicing and Exercises. Checkmate Patterns: Pawn Mate

- 18th Lesson

Practicing and Exercises. Checkmate Patterns: Rook Roller

- 19th Lesson

Review and practicing

- 20th Lesson

Practicing and Exercises. One-moves Checkmate

- 21th Lesson

Practicing and Exercises: Checkmate puzzles

- 22nd Lesson

Practicing and Exercises: Checkmate puzzles

- 23th Lesson

Analysis and find the best move.

- 24th Lesson

Analysis and find the best move

- 25th Lesson

Chase Game Phases: Opening and principals.

- 26th Lesson

Chase Game Phases: The Perfect Opening. Control the Center, Develop your pieces. Protect your King. Don’t forget your King.

- 27th Lesson

Chase Game Phases: Opening and principals. Opening for White. Opening for Black. The famous four-move checkmate.

- 28th Lesson

Scholar Mat

- 29th Lesson

Different Ways to open a Chess Game. Practicing and Exercises.

- 30th Lesson

Summary