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Chess School for Beginners for Android

By Chess King Free

Developer's Description

This friendly interactive course is intended for both children and adult beginners. It is divided into 2 main sections: Chess rules and Playing. 500 carefully chosen, and in many cases designed, examples to help a student.

This course is in the series Chess King Learn (https://learn.chessking.com/), which is an unprecedented chess teaching method. In the series are included courses in tactics, strategy, openings, middlegame, and endgame, split by levels from beginners to experienced players, and even professional players.

With the help of this course, you can improve your chess knowledge, learn new tactical tricks and combinations, and consolidate the acquired knowledge into practice.

The program acts as a coach who gives tasks to solve and helps to solve them if you get stuck. It will give you hints, explanations and show you even striking refutation of the mistakes you might make.

The program also contains a theoretical section, which explains the methods of the game in a certain stage of the game, based on actual examples. The theory is presented in an interactive way, which means you can not only read the text of the lessons, but also to make moves on the board and work out unclear moves on the board.

Advantages of the program:

High quality examples, all double-checked for correctness

You need to enter all key moves, required by the teacher

Different levels of complexity of the tasks

Various goals, which need to be reached in the problems

The program gives hint if an error is made

For typical mistaken moves, the refutation is shown

You can play out any position of the tasks against the computer

Interactive theoretical lessons

Structured table of contents

The program monitors the change in the rating (ELO) of the player during the learning process

Test mode with flexible settings

Possibility to bookmark favorite exercises

The application is adapted to the bigger screen of a tablet

The application does not require an internet connection

You can link the app to a free Chess King account and solve one course from several devices on Android, iOS and Web at the same time

The course includes a free part, in which you can test the program. Lessons offered in the free version are fully functional. They allow you to test the application in real world conditions before releasing the following topics:

1. Introduction

1.1. Introduction

1.2. Chess board

1.3. Chess pieces

1.4. Starting position

2. Pieces' moves

2.1. Rook

2.2. Bishop

2.3. Queen

2.4. Knight

2.5. King

2.6. Pawn

3. Pawn promotion

4. The relative value of the pieces

5. The role of the king. Check and mate

5.1. Check

5.2. Getting out of check

5.3. Mate

5.4. Castling

5.5. Mate in one move

5.6. Stalemate

5.7. Perpetual check

6. Capture

7. Notation (How to read moves)

8. Elementary capture

8.1. Winning a knight

8.2. Winning a bishop

8.3. Winning a rook

8.4. Winning a queen

8.5. Win a piece

9. Simple defense

9.1. Retreat

9.2. Defending with another piece

9.3. Taking an attacking piece

9.4. Interception

9.5. Defending from mate

10. Chess skills development

11. The role of the king. Continuation

11.1. Mate in 1

11.2. Mate in 2

11.3. Discovered check

11.4. Double check

11.5. Perpetual check

11.6. Stalemate

12. King and queen against a king

13. King and rook against a king

14. King and minor piece against a king

15. King and a pawn against a king

16. Etiquette during a game

17. Chess mazes

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.3.5


Release September 26, 2020
Date Added September 26, 2020
Version 1.3.5

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements Requires Android 4.1 and up


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