Intermediate Courses

Intermediate course

This course is primarily intended for players who have mastered the basics of chess, understand chess notation and have some practical experience of playing chess. The intermediate course contains the following chess lessons.

  • Endgames: Pawn endgames, Queen endgames, Rook endgames, Bishop endgames, Knight endgames, complex endgames.
  • How to play Chess Openings – Strategy and Tactics in the openings, Planning in the middlegame.
  • Important ideas in the middlegame. Gambit openings, Practical exercises, Playing training games based on an opening.
  • The best games of the great masters of chess: Morphy, Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca, Alekhine, Euwe, Botvinnik, Smyslov, Tal, Petrosian, Spassky, Fischer, Karpov, Kasparov.
  • Practice middlegames – Strategic and Tactical ideas