Contemporary Chess Ideas - part 4

Level 20



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

  • What are the three cases where the bishop pair is a disadvantage 
  • When is it worth sacrificing to get the bishop pair
  • How do you use the exchange sacrifice for a positional advantage
  • How to use prophylactic moves to discourage your opponent
  • Live practice
  • Get a Fort Bend Chess Club rating

➤ Curriculum