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CT-ART 4.0 (Chess Tactics) for iOS

By Chess King Free

Developer's Description

The legendary tactics course that has been voted more than once by chess experts as the best chess training program in the world. This version includes 2,200 basic exercises and 1,800 auxiliary exercises, divided into 50 topics.

The course is based on the bestselling book Combination Motifs by a renowned trainer grandmaster Maxim Blokh. All positions have been hand-picked over the course of 20 years of training practice and come in the order that ensures most efficient learning. Each position comes with a special hint unique to this course a 5x5 mini-position designed to convey the very essence of the tactical maneuver used in the main example.

This course is in the series Chess King Learn, which is an unprecedented chess teaching method. In the series are included courses in tactics, strategy, openings, middle game, 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.

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

The course includes a free part, in which you can test the program. Lessons offered in the free version is fully functional. They allow you to test the application in real world conditions before releasing the following topics:

1. Themes

1.1. Annihilation of defense

1.2. Distraction

1.3. Decoy

1.4. Discovered attack

1.5. Opening of a file

1.6. Clearance

1.7. X-ray attack

1.8. Interception

1.9. Blocking, encirclement

1.10. Destruction of the pawn shelter

1.11. Pawn promotion

1.12. Intermediate move. winning of a tempo

1.13. Play for a stalemate

1.14. Restricting of material

1.15. Pursuit

1.16. Conjunction of tactical methods

1.17. Chess Tactics Art for Advanced

2. Difficulty

2.1. Level 10

2.2. Level 20

2.3. Level 30

2.4. Level 40

2.5. Level 50

2.6. Level 60

2.7. Level 70

2.8. Level 80

2.9. Level 90

2.10. Level 100

2.11. Level 110

2.12. Level 120

2.13. Level 130

2.14. Level 140

2.15. Level 150

2.16. Level 160

2.17. Level 170

2.18. Level 180

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.2


Release August 22, 2020
Date Added August 22, 2020
Version 1.2

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


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