Chess Middlegame V course contains 520 theoretical lessons and 450 practical exercises, composed by GM Alexander Kalinin. The course includes typical plans and methods for the following popular openings: Vienna game, Petroff’s Defense (5. Кс3), Four knights game with 5. Bb5, Ruy Lopez (Berlin defense, variation with 3… Bc5 4. O-O Nf6), Caro-Kann (Panov Attack), Sicilian defense (Sveshnikov variation), Queen’s gambit (Cambridge-Springs variation, Tarrasch defense), Nimzo-Indian defense (Leningrad variation, variation with 4. g3), Queen’s Indian defense (Petrosian system), Trompowsky attack (1. d4 2. Сg5).
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. Open games
1.1. Ruy Lopez
1.2. Vienna game
1.3. Four knights game with 5. Bb5
1.4. Scotch game
1.5. Petroff’s Defense
2. Semi-open games
2.2. Sicilian defense
3. Closed games
3.1. Queen’s gambit
3.2. Nimzo-Indian defense
3.3. Queen’s Indian defense
3.4. Trompowsky attack