Pawn Structures Mastery with IM Mat Kolosowski

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Pawn Structures Mastery With Im Mat Kolosowski

Chess Strategy: Pawn Structures Mastery with IM Mat Kolosowski

IM Mat Kolosowski has developed a practical chess strategy system for training anyone to recognize and take advantage of all typical pawn structures. After finishing this course you will have a clear-and-precise mind map for the 5 most-common pawn structures.

Wouldn’t it feel great to read positions on the board like the Grandmasters do?

Pawn Structures Mastery With Im Mat Kolosowski

Planning and Strategic Decision-Making are two very important elements of the game. What do these have to do with pawn structures?

The short answer is… everything.

The ability to understand the pawn structures makes it way easier to come up with a “perfect” plan and to generate winning ideas. That’s how GMs and IMs get an upper hand against other players.

And most importantly you’ll feel like it’s all happening very naturally!

Pawn Structures Mastery With Im Mat Kolosowski

You’ll know exactly what and how to play these positions without spending tons of time and energy – on an autopilot.

If you’re ready to join the top 5% of chess players, leave the old you behind and transform into a game-winning machine, it’s time to get started!

About the Author:

Mat Kołosowski is an International Master from Poland. He is a multiple Polish youth championship medalist. In 2010 he took 5th place in European U-18 Championship. During the course of his chess career, Mat has won many international tournaments.

Apart from being a player, he is also a chess coach who has experience working with students from more than 20 countries.

He has helped a few of his students obtain their own international titles. Mat has also performed live commentary of Polish and European Rapid and Blitz Championships.

What’s included?

Pawn Structures Mastery with IM Mat Kolosowski [10-hour course]

Applying the Theory [40-minutes]

Pawn Structures Mastery With Im Mat Kolosowski

Watch IM Kolosowski demolish his competition using the ideas, principles, and plans demonstrated in the course. This extra video will help you see how everything works together!

Summary of the course [PDF]

The downloadable summary of the key points covered in each of the course’s 19 chapters for quick reference and reviewing. Use it as a quick refresher after studying the course or print it and pin it on the wall.

Complete set of PGNs

Downloadable, complete set of PGNs of everything covered so that you can analyze it at your own pace and convenience. A must-have treasure chest for any serious player.

Access to Practicum

Train the attacking motifs and important move sequences with a set of specifically designed tasks and challenges. The practical part is an important element of the course.

Additional information

Running Time

10 hours


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Chapter Outline

Part I: Doubled Pawns

Introduction to Pawn Structures
Chapter 1 – Doubled pawns – Cons 1
Chapter 2 – Doubled pawns – Cons 2
Chapter 3 – Doubled pawns – Cons 3
Chapter 4 – Doubled pawns – Pros 1
Chapter 5 – Doubled pawns – Pros 2

Part 2: Isolated Pawns

Chapter 6 – Isolated pawn – cons
Chapter 7 – Isolated passed pawn

Part 3: Isolated Queen’s Pawn (IQP)

Chapter 8 – IQP – Pros 1
Chapter 9 – IQP – Pros 2
Chapter 10 – IQP – Pros 3
Chapter 11 – IQP – Pros 4
Chapter 12 – IQP – Cons 1
Chapter 13 – IQP – Cons 2
Chapter 14 – IQP – Cons 3

Part 4: Hanging Pawns

Chapter 15 – Hanging pawns – Cons 1
Chapter 16 – Hanging pawns – Cons 2
Chapter 17 – Hanging pawns – Pro

Part 5: Carlsbad Structure

Chapter 18 – Carlsbad structure – White
Chapter 19 – Carlsbad structure – Black