Contemporary Chess Ideas - part 1

Level 17



Recommended Rating

1300 -1800

Number of lessons: 7

Topic Purpose

Nimzovitsch’s theories of hypermodern play transformed the strategies of chess. This series examines how his ideas have been adapted to modern chess and how some more Pragmatic Chess  ideas have completely rejected older principles.

And as with any intermediate and advanced lesson, it includes an endgame study to gain experience and comfort in winning difficult endgames.

Learning objectives

  • When can you pawn grab in the opening?
  • How to stop the big center & mobile pawn mass
  • How to use the minority attack
  • How to use pawn majorities and blockades
  • How to quench lustful passed pawns & pawn chains
  • Understand the historical perspective on doubled pawns
  • Understand the modern perspective on doubled pawn
  • Live practice
  • Get a Fort Bend Chess Club rating

➤ Curriculum