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Sun, May 21


Queen of Peace (Library)

Beginner No More

For competitive players under 800 looking to move up the ranks. Kids will collaborate in a group to improve positional and tactical ability, improve attack and defense techniques, and round out their chess fundamentals to solidify their foundation.

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Time & Location

May 21, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EDT

Queen of Peace (Library), 10900 SW 24th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607, USA

About the event

If you think you know pins, think again. This week we will learn about one of the most powerful tactical motifs in chess, the pin. We will cover:

  • What is a pin?
  • What pieces can pin
  • What it means to be pinned
  • What is pinning a piece
  • How to unpin
  • An 'absolute or killer pin'
  • A 'relative pin'
  • A 'double pin'
  • A 'cross pin'
  • A 'smothered mate and pin'
  • A 'situational pin'
  • Pin combinations
  • And much more.


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