How to Play Chess: Rules for Beginners: Learn Game Basics, Board Setup, Moves, Castling, En Passant

Learn How to Play Chess in Just 12 minutes. This is a beginners guide to ALL the Rules of Chess. Click on the timestamps below to jump directly to a specific topic:
0:00 How to Play Chess! What you’ll learn!
0:32 How to setup the chess board?
1:22 Basics of the game
1:38 How the rook moves?
2:01 How the bishop moves?
2:17 How the queen moves?
2:38 How the knight moves?
3:08 How the pawn moves and captures?
4:21 Pawn promotion
4:48 Game objective/How to win & How the king moves
5:08 What is Check, how to protect your king & what does Checkmate mean?
6:47 What does Stalemate mean?
7:22 Draw by insufficient material
7:41 Draw by 50-Move Rule
8:08 Draw by threefold repetition
8:47 Special Pawn rule – En passant
9:50 Castling – How to castle in chess?

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80 Comments

  1. Sir let me know
    How many Queens we can make by pawn promotion at same time in a game

  2. I have a doubt, I still can't understand 50 moves

  3. Mindblowing explanation thanku so much 👏👏👏👏

  4. 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai😁😁😁😁😁

  5. Nice tutorial for understanding chess.

  6. 𝘼𝙡𝙚𝙭𝙅𝙤𝙝𝙣𝙨𝙤𝙣🦁 says:

    Everything u told I got.

  7. How many times do we alert opponent as 'check'?

  8. As per the snake ladder players

    We called

    Rook as a elephant
    Knight as a horse
    Bishop as a minister
    Pawn as chippai
    Queen as Rani
    King Raja 😅😂

    Even the chess board located at behind the snake&ladder board,so we converted chess pieces into s&l pieces

  9. Chess was invented in india earlier known as “Chaturanga” but the english like always stole our inventions and gave them english just as the dices known as bishop and knights ✌️💁

  10. What is the best chess app for teaching kids please tell me

  11. this is very very very interesting game i had never heard. this is mind blowing game and brain sharpens. we should play in indians and internationals.a big salute to invention of our chess

  12. If king has got a check from opponent but have not moved then can it castle in it's next steps?

  13. Can you castle later if the king has already been in check? I've always though that once you have been checked, you loose the ability to castle for the rest of the game.

  14. 11:10
    can there be a castle if the rook is at a or b on queenside , or h on kingside ?
    (over the rook/over the extra space the rook moves over on queenside)

  15. Who is here to impress your friends by winning every game of chess btw thnx for tutorial

  16. Thanks you very much, u really are a good teacher. I now have knowledge of what chess games is really about , bless up much love from Ghana 🔥🇬🇭❤

  17. My friend forced me to Watch this video so just We can play this Rocket science type Game Together (& I'm already hating this)

  18. Thankyou Very much brother ❤️❤️love you a lot keep it up🤭❤️❤️😘

  19. Very nice. I'm beginner in chess and I'm try understand that but my English is not good so I find little bit deficult to understand I request your assistance in the same.
    Thank you

  20. Hi
    I have a question ie when there is a check we should the king first or we can attack the capturing piece with other pawn

  21. The white coins I moved the soldiers and the black coin person has more like me what will happen?

  22. sir mein starting game mein koi piece jaisa rook ko board sa nikal kar khel sakta hu, one piece down by will ??

  23. You can't learn chess this fast no way i don't know anything about chess

  24. I’m here after watching mr producer

  25. Few will start playing after knowing the rules & many will stop it 😅

  26. This helps a lot me and my dad are pros know

  27. Very informative video in very simplified manner…👍

  28. Watch Next: Learn Chess Notation > https://youtu.be/b6PR885Rgb8
    Click on the Timestamps below to jump directly to a Specific Topic:
    0:32 How to setup the chess board?
    1:22 Basics of the game
    1:38 How the rook moves?
    2:01 How the bishop moves?
    2:17 How the queen moves?
    2:38 How the knight moves?
    3:08 How the pawn moves and captures?
    4:21 Pawn promotion
    4:48 Game objective/How to win & How the king moves
    5:08 What is Check, how to protect your king & what does Checkmate mean?
    6:47 What does Stalemate mean?
    7:22 Draw by insufficient material
    7:41 Draw by 50-Move Rule
    8:08 Draw by threefold repetition
    8:47 Special Pawn rule – En passant
    9:50 Castling – How to castle in chess?

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