The Panther pawns will review the following two videos:
Every chess game begins with the opening — but what moves should you play? FM Mike Klein shows you the fundamentals behind the ideas of good openings, so you know why to play them, not just how. Learn how important controlling the center is in a chess game, and apply that lesson to your choice of first moves.
Chesskid video: First Moves
Howcast video: 3 Basic Opening Stratety Principles
The Knights, Rooks and Kings will review the following video on the Ruy Lopez opening:
The Ruy Lopez is one of the most popular openings in chess. We will look at some of the common themes you might see when playing the Ruy Lopez.