Millions of people around the world enjoy playing chess. In this video series, Chess Coach Allyn Kahn will take you step-by-step through chess basics while incorporating advanced topics that establish a solid understanding of chess principles. The tactical and strategic training prepare you to attain respectable results in casual chess games and chess tournaments. The course design ensures rapid improvement that will help you appreciate the artistic and competitive side of chess. The video series concludes with suggestions for making further progress using internet sources or a chess coach. Whether your goal is to win tournament prizes, beat your uncle, or help your child learn the game, this entertaining video series will exceed your expectations.
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- Access 114 lectures & 33 hours of content 24/7
- Understand chess basics & principles
- Improve your game & master your chess kills
- Increase critical thinking skills in a fun way
- Attain respectable results in casual chess games & tournaments
- Appreciate the artistic & competitive side of chess
"Happy this is a complete course. Teaching seems to cover all the aspects and is very pleasing to listen to. I have found no other course out there that covers everything as Allyn Kahn has in presenting these teachings on chess. Excellent course!" – Dwight Arroyo
Academy of Film, Fashion, and Design
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The Academy of Film, Fashion & Design is an online provider of online video instruction e-learning courses for the Film, Fashion, Art, Music, and Design fields. Whether you’re looking to get into the film industry, build your own clothing brand, start an exciting career as a DJ, learn how to write a novel, master computer animation, or start a career as a makeup artist, you’ve come to the right place.
Allyn Kahn is a chess coach, creator of Mentagy, CEO of Pasco Games, and Champlain College Faculty Member. In his early teens, Allyn was Philadelphia Chess Champion for his age group for three consecutive years. He placed sixth in the country in the 1979 Golden Knights Correspondence Chess Championship, earning an expert chess rating. Allyn has played in a number of tournaments, earning several wins against chess masters. He placed third in the 2002 Vermont Spring Open, losing only one game, to Grandmaster Alexander Ivanov. From 2005-2007 Allyn placed first in three St. Petersburg (Florida) Open Tournaments. He now focuses on teaching chess at after school programs, home school co-ops, and chess camps, and gives private chess lessons using the web.