How To Play Chess: The Ultimate Beginner Guide

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How to play chess properly, a guide for beginners. This guide is designed to teach you chess basics, chess openings, endgames, tactics, and strategy.

0:00 INTRO
1:01 CHESS BOARD
2:22 HOW THE PIECES MOVE
7:25 ATTACK, DEFEND, VISION
10:40 CHECK & CHECKMATE
13:51 OPENINGS
21:47 TACTICS BASICS
24:27 ENDGAMES
28:25 STUDY PLAN

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410 Comments

  1. Think u for teaching us how to play yall game…Black man & check mate is coming soon my guy!!!!!!!!!!!! Trust that

  2. My dad taught me to play chess when I was a young boy 3rd/4th grade, after about the 4th time I beat him, and he didn't want to play anymore, same with playing pool.

  3. I've been watching your videos in an attempt to become a better player. My kids love chess (7 and 9), and I've been wanting to improve to teach them. How do you go about identifying what a person might be trying to accomplish mid to late game? Certain games I study it is very apparent to me and others it's not.

  4. Excellent beginners video. I learned something. I learned how damn stupid I am. Thank you. I do believe this was the first time have heard, "welcome to the 64 squares".

  5. Thank you so much for teaching me how to play chess Mr GothamChess.

  6. Started listening to tate, now I'm here

  7. I'm so determined to win this game at least once in my life

  8. As a person who's very casual – I feel like knights, vs other casuals, are almost as scary in the B and G areas as the center because they threaten bishops/rooks/pawns that aren't properly defended/covered. Does that evaporate once you've played with focus for more than a few games?

  9. Really learned a lot. You make it seem so easy. Thanks. Enjoyed the way you teach!

  10. Hi, just starting to learn how to play and am confused about 12:00 I’m not sure why this ends as a stalemate, can someone explain further?

  11. It’s so nice to be able to refresh our brains on the basics of playing chess every so often

  12. In primary school I always wanted to join a group of boys who played chess and to learn. I thought it looked intriguing. They said no "since I was a girl" and now here I am in high school trying to learn some chess for the sake of learning chess.

  13. 13:08 Looool that just happened to me and I didn't understand what just happened

  14. Why am i so HORRIBLE at chess!?!?!? i used to be like 800, but now i am 300 🙁

  15. Just got a new subscriber, let's see how it goes 😇

  16. bro im literally sitting here laughing cuz that 4 move mate i have seen before. i was a 23 year old inmate at a county jail and my best friend i made in my 24 man pod was this tatted up gang banger who was in on his 5th gun charge as a 20 year old (i wish i were making this up). my boy hit me with that stupid fuckin move like 3 times in a row and i didnt know what to do about it. only chess i played was against my old man who didnt teach me shit he just thrashed me relentlessly. his only experience was playing in newport news jail.

    tldr: my podmate in jail used the 4 move checkmate vs me in jail multiple times

  17. Seeing the lateral checkmate with 2 queens brought back memories of when I did that specific move as one of the only ways I ever checkmated people.

  18. You make it hard to pay attention to what you’re saying…🤤🤤😍🥰

  19. I am a beginner, and i want to learn how to play chess … anyone suggest me something i.e. any particular courses/coah/ or something like that may help me …
    Thanks a ton in advance …

  20. I’m learning to play chess for the guy I like. He loves chess. If that’s not dedication idk what is

  21. No…I ginually want to know how on earth you play this game

    …I have no idea what you’re talking about mate

  22. Do I know how to play chess? Yes
    Did I need this video at all? No
    Did I still watch it? Ofc lmao

  23. I won my First local chess championship using the Scholar's Mate. I was taught Queen to F3 version and would put bishop out first. Halfway through the tournament i switched to H5 because a few people would block with knight and H5 gives a free pawn and rook almost every game people are quick to push with pawns. I made my own variation with the Knight and queen because people block with knight more often when bishop comes out. Basically move knight to H3 Queen to F3 Knight to G5 they try to push away with pawn and queen mates on F7 or they blocked with pawn swing queen to B3 or have bishop their already. I use to over commit to this every game I even won the championship game with just a rook, He traded queens with me because I was so dominate with Queen early game. Now im older and this barely works or im just washed up i dunno. Use to feel like i could be a Grandmaster now i feel like i get caught in my own traps.

  24. How can I connect with you your explanation me to be in the chsse

  25. in the second position qween to c4 whould be the best move , i dont know why u didnt play it

  26. how did you make 1.5 mil subs just by chess vids

  27. I know how to play chess but i wanted to see if you are good at explaining chess… M what i can say about this video is good job

  28. Gotham from Batman is modeled after Chicago not New York City. Your entire channel name is a lie. Hence the name Gotham meaning you should be from Chicago. You messed up dude

  29. I'm gonna learn this game. See you at the national haha

  30. Seriously I'm on this gonna learn tonight

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