This is the first course from hugely popular chess presenter Mato Jelic who promises to take you from novice to advanced in 7 days!
As a chess improver, it’s essential to become familiar with the most crucial situations you’re likely to encounter at the board. Mato builds up this “pattern recognition” by examining the most common tactics, checkmate patterns and opening traps in his famed entertaining style.
Once you have this foundation, Mato proceeds to demonstrate some of the most spectacular quick wins in the history of chess. You’ll be absorbing the very best attacking ideas from legends such as Paul Morphy, Alexander Alekhine, Garry Kasparov and Bobby Fischer!
These ideas and games are so memorable, you’ll be ready to employ them in your own games whenever the opportunity arises.
With your knowledge built up, Mato shows you how to develop the skills you need for success at the chessboard. You’l learn how to look at a position, evaluate it, find weaknesses and construct a winning plan. You’ll discover the unique elements of strong endgame play – a key area for getting the full point in tournaments and one often overlooked by chess students.
Finally, accelerate your improvement with Mato’s top tips for getting better at chess and test your skill with the “killer move” section.
With 8½ hours of brilliant instructive content, From Novice to Advanced in 7 days gives you everything you need to make serious gains in your chess!
Chapter 1: Checkmate Patterns
Chapter 2: Chess Openings
Chapter 3: Instructive Miniatures
Chapter 4: The 30 Most Important Endgame Positions
Chapter 5: How to evaluate a chess position
Chapter 6: Endgame Exercises
Chapter 7: Mato’s Top 10 Tips for Improvement
Chapter 8: Find the Killer Move