The World of Chess
Lecture no. 1 from the course: How to Play Chess: Lessons from an International Master
Taught by Professor Jeremy Silman | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Hobby & Leisure Courses
Crossing lines of social class, language barriers, and national boundaries, played in family living rooms and local chess parlors and online games around the world, chess is a truly universal pastime. Discover the basics of the game and how it began; what each piece is worth and how it moves; and the mathematical notation that allows players to record games, learn from mistakes, and improve.