Manual of Chess Combinations

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    Manual of Chess Combinations

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    The material used in the program is based on a textbook by a renowned chess trainer Sergey Ivashchenko - Manual of Chess Combinations vol 2.

    This course is in the series Chess King Learn (, which is an unprecedented chess teaching method. In the series are included courses in tactics, strategy, openings, middlegame, and endgame, split by levels from beginners to experienced players, and even professional players.

    With the help of this course, you can improve your chess knowledge, learn new tactical tricks and combinations, and consolidate the acquired knowledge into practice.

    The program acts as a coach who gives tasks to solve and helps to solve them if you get stuck. It will give you hints, explanations and show you even striking refutation of the mistakes you might make.

    Advantages of the program:
    High quality examples, all double-checked for correctness
    You need to enter all key moves, required by the teacher
    Different levels of complexity of the tasks
    Various goals, which need to be reached in the problems
    The program gives hint if an error is made
    For typical mistaken moves, the refutation is shown
    You can play out any position of the tasks against the computer
    Structured table of contents
    The program monitors the change in the rating (ELO) of the player during the learning process
    Test mode with flexible settings
    Possibility to bookmark favorite exercises
    The application is adapted to the bigger screen of a tablet
    The application does not require an internet connection
    You can link the app to a free Chess King account and solve one course from several devices on Android, iOS and Web at the same time

    The course includes a free part, in which you can test the program. Lessons offered in the free version are fully functional. They allow you to test the application in real world conditions before releasing the following topics:
    1. Mating combinations
    2. Pinning combinations
    3. Distraction
    4. Decoying
    5. Damming
    6. Annihilation of defence
    7. Discovered attack
    8. Clearing the space
    9. Opening of file (rank, diagonal)
    10. The double attack
    11. X-ray attack
    12. Demolition of pawn structure
    13. Conjunction of tactical methods
    14. Using a passed pawn
    15. Maneuvers
    16. Exchange
    17. Theoretical positions
    18. Studies

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