Part of the beauty of chess is that it is easy to learn how the pieces move but difficult to play even a moderately good game. Complete beginners can use this section to learn how the pieces move before coming to their first session. It should take a couple of twenty-minute sessions to get the basic moves sorted.

Fledgling in the nest

You know the basic moves, so now you need a bit of practice in capturing and checkmating. Look no further many puzzles await you ...

Chick on the loose

So you can play a bit. Well sharpen your beak with these checkmate puzzles.

Dangerous Dodo

Checkmate in one too easy for you! Ha, try these in one and a half!

Challenging positions

Are you ready to tackle more difficult examples? This section has some great material for you...