Math skills and strategic planning are essential to winning this ancient African game. You Will Need
Check out this chess video tutorial from Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk on how to play chess like Napoleon Bonaparte. This chess game is from Napoleon vs General Bertrand in St. Helena (1818). White plays and wins, but how? Well, see for yourself. Let's just say that Napoleon wins the chess game with his queen.
Beyblade is a fun game from Japan that is very similar to Spinjas but much more complex. If you're new to the game or just ant some expert advice watch this video to learn about the four mains types of Beyblade (attack, defense, stamina, balance) and how they can each be used to play better Beyblade.
Gorgiev's 1928 game. Black is stuck in the corner. See how to let White win with this cute trick of keeping Black stuck in the mud.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to play the hardwood board game, Marble Solitaire. This board comes in 2 different sizes, 11" and 16". This is only a 1 player game. The game starts with all 36 marbles outside of the field, leaving the empty hole in the middle of the board. To play, simply jump one marble over another and place it into the tray. Continue jumping over the marbles until there is only one marble on the field. If you end up with more than one marble, you lose. This video...
In order to play the game Risk, begin by setting up. Name a banker. Players choose a color. The number of players determines the number of armies. Remove the jokers from the country card packs. Shuffle the cards. Deal them face down. Players may not get an equal number.
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you in this chess video tutorial how to checkmate your opponent in just three simple moves. This mate in three moves problem is by Carlo de Grandi.
Learn chess from Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk. This chess video tutorial will show you how to play a game of chess, like the masters. See how to catch Black from all sides to win the chess game.
Love chess, but hate having to stop in the middle of a game when you don't have time to finish? This DIY vertical chess set made by Redditor pigthunder will ensure you never have to abandon a game again. It hangs on the wall, so you can pick up where you left off anytime. Here's how to make your own.
Fantasize about role playing? One of the most popular venues for role playing medieval fantasy is the board game, Dungeons and Dragons. Get a group of three or four together and have a blast!
Chinese chess is the world’s most popular board game. Chinese chess, also known as xiangqi, has been played throughout East Asia for over 1000 years. The playing pieces have traditionally been identified using Chinese characters, so only those who could read Chinese characters could play. Now, Chinese chess is available in a set in which the pieces are identified by symbols on one side and Chinese characters on the reverse side so that anyone can enjoy this challenging strategy game.
This is a look at the book lines for the Scandinavian Defense played by Black, exploring variations, and also including a grandmaster game between Karpov and Larsen for illustration.
Mr. Trailer gives instructions on how to play a fun game called Farkle. Players will need five dice. He recommends casino dice which come in a pack of five. First roll the dice to see who goes first. The objective is to get ones, fives, triples, or straights. You have to get 650 to get on the board. Keep score on paper to keep track. Once you get on the board you can "stay" or roll again. Triples are 100 x the number. For example three 6's would be 600, a 1 would be 100, etc. Mr. Trailer has ...
Anyone can play chess if they have the right training and in this three part video series The Grob Chess Club shows you how to move up to Class E (rated 1000-1199). This tutorial is great for everyone from beginners through people rated under 200.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to win at Chess in two moves. First, you will need a chessboard. Pawns go up twice at the start or once. They attack diagonally. Otherwise they just go up once. The castle, or rook, go up and down or side to side. The bishop goes diagonally in both directions. The knight moves in an L shape in any direction. The queen can go sideways, diagonally, forward, and backward. The king can move only once space at a time. Once the board is set up, you are ready...
Board game enthusiast Scott Nicholson reviews a new game each week showing you the pieces and rules of play, as well and demonstrating the game with friends. This weeks game, Vegas Showdown, is a game involving bidding, buying and monopolizing your own casino.
The winder is the ziptie-like cord that you pull through your Beyblade launcher to start your Beyblade spinning around the board. They often come bent into a near-circle when purchased, and this can cause your shots to lose power and even break your launcher. Watch this video for a quick guide to straightening your winder and keeping your Beyblade spinning strong.
Chess is an amazing game of strategy, albeit pretty tough if you're playing against a good player. With the right strategies, however, you can become a pro in no time. This video will teach you some basic moves and strategies, as well as a way of thinking while playing, that will help you excel!
Do you like games like Monopoly, Risk, Stratego, Dungeons and Dragons, Chess, Checkers, Uno, Battleship and Connect Four? If so, this board/card game could be next for you.
In this series, Matt will examine the Stonewall Attack for White and display defenses which he thinks are challenging and/or interesting. Here's a prototypical Stonewall game where everything goes right for White.
Easttexas937 shows viewers how to properly use a Ouija board to get the best experience. First you will need a Ouija board and a pointer. If you want to make these two things, you should use lightweight glass and make sure you make the board properly. You have to have an open mind and good intentions when you go in to use the board. There also must be no secrets between the friends playing and you should not have a friend that is not trustworthy. This will keep evil spirits out. Always have m...
This new video shows you step-by-step, how to make textured paint. Choose any color you like, add either sand or styrofoam bits. That's it! It's as simple as that.
This introductory tutorial video offers instructions on how to get the most out of a Ouija board. Beginning with casting a circle, it covers the use of protective herbs and symbols, the importance of having water to offer to the spirits and a candle to focus energy, how to invoke a spirit or demon, some important questions that should be asked when a spirit answers the call, what types of questions are best, and how to correctly banish the spirit or demon at the end of the Ouija board session...
Strategy is key to being a proclaimed chess player. You need to know the ins and outs of situations and you have to be quick in your wit. This video emulates very good strategy played in a chess game giving you keys to build your own winning tactics.
Let Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk teach you how to play a game of chess in this chess video tutorial.
In Reti's 1924 game, the less complex it looks, the harder it can be to win. See the steps needed to win this endgame of chess.
This explores Bobby Fischer's opening strategies versus various openings. This video looks at his tactical use of the King's Indian Defense against a Queen's pawn game. Of particular interest is Fischer's strength in maintaining the tension of the position until an opportunity arises. The match took place in 1971 against Mark Taimanov, with Fischer winning.
This explores Fischer's opening strategies versus various openings. This video looks at one of his defenses against the King's Pawn Opening. The match was played in 1966 in Santa Monica against Wolfgang Unzicker.
This is a discussion of a tricky line against the Stonewall, the Horowitz Defense (2...Nf6 3.Bd3 Nc6). White allows Black to spend three moves capturing the light squared Bishop and bringing White's pawn from c2 to d3, preventing a ...Ne4 invasion. This makes for very dynamic play.
Here is a lesson on the middle game strategies that you can deploy to win the chess endgame. Watch and see how this guy can do it, and how you can do it, too.
In a recent episode of The Big Bang Theory, character Sheldon Cooper designed a highly complicated three-person game of chess, with an odd-shaped nonagon board and two new pieces—serpent and old woman. Seemingly pioneering, in truth, three-player chess has been around since the early-1700s, with many different variations, most of which retain the basic game structure and sixteen pieces that each player controls.
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk, in this chess video tutorial, you guessed it, teaches you how to play a game of chess.
This video explains the rules on how to play backgammon, with World Series of Poker star and backgammon enthusiast Gus Hansen. First, he describes the board and how it is divided into four sections with six points in each, for a total of 24 points. Each player has 15 checkers and two dice. The checkers move in opposite directions, causing a lot of interaction between the two players while allowing for strategy and luck. You move all your checkers to your home board first, then take them off t...
For too long the family refrigerator has had to endure a boring existence. Merely a place to store food and the occasional family photo, its place as an enduring destination for family entertainment has been overlooked for too long!
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk teaches you in this chess video tutorial, how to pin your opponent down from the middle game of chess. This chess example is from the game Kosteniuk vs Gaeva in Verdun (1995). White plays and wins by checkmating with the queen and rook. To see how to master the chess move, just watch and see.
Here is a match with a Reti Opening transposing to a King's Indian Attack. See how to do it, and see why to do it.
Here, you'll see the Rice Gambit, and how to use it in your opening chess strategy, so one day, just maybe, you'll be able to win.
This Warhammer tutorial teaches you how to make realistic looking rust effects using cardboard and acrylic paint.
In this series you'll learn how to play traditional Chinese chess. You'll learn what all the pieces are, how they move, offensive and defensive strategies and hopefully how to win!
OuijaFreak shows viewers how to use a Ouija Board alone! First, you need to gently set the pointer on the board. Next, place your hands very lightly on the pointer. You'll want to be barely touching the pointer. Hold your wrists up and keep your hand off the table. Your hands cannot be heavy on the table - you need to keep everything light. First, you should ask if 'anyone is here' when using the board. A response can take even 20 minutes or even longer. You have to be patient. If you are not...