Intermediate Chess Lessons with FM Mike Ivanov

How to find tactics with your pieces while mating his king

This course takes students who are already familiar with the pieces and how to use them, and teaches them how to use forcing moves and threats to win material and checkmate the king. The first section takes you through the tactical devices and the attacking themes that every good player should know, while the second section takes you through the factors that make up a position so the student has an understanding of which factors to aim for and which to avoid.

What you’ll learn

  • Students will be able to use tactics like decoys, elimination of defender, and distraction of defender..

Course Content

  • Tactics and Attacking Principles –> 10 lectures • 1hr 39min.
  • Positional Tools –> 10 lectures • 1hr 38min.

Intermediate Chess Lessons with FM Mike Ivanov

Requirements

  • The student should know the basic rules of chess and the basic principles of how to use the pieces such as centralization..

This course takes students who are already familiar with the pieces and how to use them, and teaches them how to use forcing moves and threats to win material and checkmate the king. The first section takes you through the tactical devices and the attacking themes that every good player should know, while the second section takes you through the factors that make up a position so the student has an understanding of which factors to aim for and which to avoid.

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