Learn Chess: From Beginner to Club Player

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This teaching program is a kind of guide. It will introduce you to the rules and laws of chess and let you work your way of improvement from the level of Beginner to the one of Club Player. In the course 100 chess topics are considered including rules of chess game; methods of playing in opening, middle game and ending; combinational techniques and basic elements of strategy. All in all, the course contains 500 teaching examples and 700 exercises useful for consolidation of acquired knowledge.

This course is in the series Chess King Learn (https://learn.chessking.com/), 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.

The program also contains a theoretical section, which explains the methods of the game in a certain stage of the game, based on actual examples. The theory is presented in an interactive way, which means you can not only read the text of the lessons, but also to make moves on the board and work out unclear moves on the board.

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
♔ Interactive theoretical lessons
♔ 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. The board
1.1. Notation
1.2. The King's special features
1.3. Checkmate
1.4. Castling
1.5. Stalemate
1.6. Perpetual check
1.7. The method of notation
1.8. Comparative value of the pieces
1.9. Additional rules
2. The simplest endings
2.1. Mating a lone king
2.2. Three stages of chess game
2.3. King and bishop (or knight) versus king
2.4. King and pawn versus king
2.5. An outside passed pawn
3. Some basic concepts
3.1. The pin
3.2. Discovered attack
3.3. Discovered check
3.4. Double check
3.5. Variation. Combination
4. How to start a game
4.1. How to start a game
4.2. Fast development of pieces
4.3. Setting up a good pawn structure
4.4. Mistakes in the Opening
5. The Opening
5.1. Open games
5.2. Semi-closed openings
5.3. Closed openings
6. Middlegame
6.1. Typical combinations
6.2. Elements of positional play
7. Endgame
7.1. King and pawn versus King and pawn
7.2. Rook and pawn versus Rook
7.3. King and Queen versus King and pawn
7.4. Queen and pawn versus Queen
7.5. Queen endings with many pawns
7.6. Rook and two pawns versus Rook
7.7. Rook endings with many pawns
7.8. Queen versus Rook
7.9. Rook versus minor piece
7.10. Bishop and pawn versus Bishop
7.11. Endings with Bishops and several pawns
8. Chess composition
9. Short games and traps
10. History of chess
11. How to use mistakes
12. How would you play here
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What's New

* Chess King app released! Now you can study all courses within one app! Download new Chess King app from Google Play! All statistics and purchases can be transfered to the new app using Chess King account linking.
* Showing hint arrows when trying to make impossible move (useful in case of checkmate)
* Showing pieces balance panel in practice (scroll navigation panel with arrows to view)
* Various fixes and improvements
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Additional Information

Updated
May 22, 2018
Size
Varies with device
Installs
500,000+
Current Version
1.1.0
Requires Android
4.1 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Interactive Elements
Digital Purchases
In-app Products
$7.99 per item
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Offered By
Chess King
Developer
Chess King 284 Seaview Drive Key Biscayne, FL 33149 USA
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