You can save yourself time and money by following in the footsteps of great chess players. Vishy Anand‘s peak rating of over 2800 makes him a member of a small, select group of chess players.
In this comprehensive package, you will learn how to play chess and learn tips to help you play well in all three phases of a chess game – the opening, middlegame, and endgame.
Let Vishy Anand guide you as you start your journey on the 64 squares.
Chess is a game played by millions of people across the world. You can join them and discover what it is about this game that makes so many people love it.
You have the opportunity to learn everything you need from a former World Champion. There is no better qualification for any chess teacher.
Vishy Anand introduces you to the most common chess openings.
The start of the game is critical because you want to ensure you don’t lose the game early on.
Many beginners hope to win with tricks early in the game, but you will reach a safe middlegame from the opening with Vishy Anand as your coach.
There is an excellent choice between safer positional and more attacking openings for both White and Black.
You can choose to play solidly or play actively from the start.
Even if you choose the attacking option, your opening is based on sound chess principles.
All the openings chosen by Vishy Anand are ones you can play for a very long time as your chess skills improve.
Viswanathan Anand provides a wealth of middlegame and endgame advice based on tactical and strategic motifs from his own games.
Thanks to Vishy’s help with the opening phase, you have reached a good middlegame position.
Don’t be like many beginners who are left wondering, “What now?”
Both tactics and strategy are covered by Vishy to help make you a well-rounded chess player.
Included is a lesson on pawn breaks which are a vital element of both the opening and middlegame.
Attacking play and positional play are well-covered, along with the crucial skill of evaluating a position.
Along with tips on becoming a fearsome middlegame player, you also learn about five of the different endgames you will most often find yourself playing.
A sound endgame technique will give you an edge not only against beginners but many club players too!
Many chess players ignore this part of the game, so you will be well rewarded for any time you invest in learning how to play these endgames.
A little endgame study time goes a long way to making you a better chess player.