Long Island Chess Club

 


The LICC is an Affiliate of the United States Chess Federation (USCF).

LICC - Chess Lessons

Private chess lessons are available for both children and adults. Adult beginners are a specialty!  For more info regarding lessons, please send an email to info@lichessclub.com. 

POSITIONS FOR STUDY:

BEGINNER 

(WHITE TO MOVE):

Rc8 checkmate!

(themes: using the rook, weak back rank, material imbalance vs. initiative)

INTERMEDIATE 

(WHITE TO MOVE):

Nxc4!

(themes: removal of defender, pinned pieces, piece coordination, diagonals and files)

ADVANCED 

(WHITE TO MOVE):

h4!! is the only move that holds the draw, all others lose

(themes: King & pawn endgame, square control, passed pawns, opposition)