Beginners Class

Topics covered in Week 1

How the Pieces Move

Captures

Defended Pieces

Undefended Pieces 

Topics covered in Week 2

 Piece Values

Exchanges

Controlling the Centre

Topics covered in Week 3

 3 Ways out of Check

King Safety

Castling

Topics covered in Week 4

 Development

Checkmate

 Stalemate 

Topics covered in Week 5

Ways to Draw 

 En Passant 

 Open Files 

Topics covered in Week 6

Straight Line Checkmates

Mate with 2 Rooks/Queens

Topics covered in Week 7

Adjacent Queen Checkmates

The 4 move Checkmate

The Vulnerable Pawn