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What should I learn next?

What should I learn next?

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 5 days ago

If you are wondering what to learn next here is a chart that can help you to choose topic for your rating level. 1) 0-1000 Tactic (puzzles-pin, fork, checkmating patterns), elementary endgames (checkmating with 2 rooks, checkmating with que...

Positional puzzles

Positional puzzles

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 6 days ago

Tired of tactic? Why not try out our positional puzzles! Depending on the level of each exercise (they are presented in ascending order of difficulty) you will probably need between 5 and 20 minutes to find the solution. If your solution doesn't c...

Realizing a material advantage

Realizing a material advantage

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 8 days ago

The exchange of pieces is an important idea at any stage of the game, one that can have a huge impact on the strategical balance. One of the first strategical principles taught to new chess players is that when you have more material, exchange p...

The initiative

The initiative

WIM TijanaBlagojevic
| 10 days ago

Typically, we understand an “advantage” as something tangible, at least for the coming 10-15 moves; e.g. more space, a weak enemy pawn, the bishop pair, the opponent's unsafe king, etc. In contrast, the initiative easily evaporates wit...

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