Chess Guide For Intermediate Players (PC-CD)

Chess Guide For Intermediate Players (PC-CD)

Ref: CACGI

CONTENT:

PREFACE

BASICS OF STRATEGY
1. Pawn majority on one of the flanks
----EXPLOITING A PAWN MAJORITY ON THE QUEENSIDE
----FIGHTING THE PAWN MAJORITY ON FLANK
2. Pawn chain
3. A qualitative pawn majority
4. RESTRICTION OF THE MOBILITY AND BLOCKADE.
5. A pawn pair "c3+d4" on the semi-opened files
6. An isolated pawn in the center of the board
7. Hanging pawns
8. Carlsbad structure
9. Closed center
10. Compensation for a pawn
----A DYNAMICAL PAWN SACRIFICE
----POSITIONAL PAWN SACRIFICE
ENDINGS
1. A bishop against the pawns
2. The bishops of the same color
3. The bishops of opposite color
4. A knight against the pawns
5. The knight endings
6. A bishop against a knight
----A BISHOP AGAINST A KNIGHT.
----A BISHOP IS STRONGER THN A KNIGHT
----A KNIGHT IS STRONGER THAN A BISHOP
7. A rook against the pawns
8. The rook endings
9. A rook against a minor piece
----A ROOK AGAINST A BISHOP
----A ROOK IS STRONGER THAN A BISHOP
----A BISHOP IS STRONGER THAN A ROOK
----A ROOK AGAINST A KNIGHT
----A ROOK IS STRONGER THAN A KNIGHT
----A KNIGHT IS STRONGER THAN A ROOK
10. The queen endings
11. A queen versus a rook
METHODIC DIRECTIONS FOR THE LEARNING PLAN