Contemporary Chess Ideas - part 2

Level 18



Recommended Rating

1300 -1800

Number of lessons: 6

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

  • How to use an isolated queen’s pawn to your advantage 
  • How to use rooks strongly on more rows than the 7th
  • How to free yourself from rules
  • How to safely move the pawns in front of your king
  • When is it better to attack the head of a pawn chain
  • Live practice
  • Get a Fort Bend Chess Club rating

➤ Curriculum