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Chess Tactics Art (1600-1800) for iOS

By Chess King Free

Developer's Description

A fundamental course on chess tactics for Club Players. The course contains 240 teaching examples and 340 new exercises useful for consolidation of acquired knowledge. The exercises are classified according to about 30 tactical methods and motifs.

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.

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

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. Chess Tactics Art (1600-1800)

1.1. Opening the lines

1.2. Clearing important squares

1.3. Clearing

1.4. Clearing the lines

1.5. Decoying the king into a mating net

1.6. Decoying to attack lines

1.7. Decoying to forks

1.8. Decoying

1.9. Distracting with mates combination

1.10. Diversion from a key point

1.11. Diversion in conjunction with a linear attack

1.12. Distracting pieces from defending other pieces

1.13. Unblocking by decoy

1.14. Intercepting a piece defending another piece

1.15. Intercepting in conjunction with mating threats

1.16. Intercepting

1.17. Discovered attack

1.18. Mill

2. Chess Tactics Art (1600-1800) - practice

2.1. Opening the d- and e- files

2.2. Opening the c- and f- files

2.3. Opening the b- and g- files

2.4. Opening the a- and h- files

2.5. Opening ranks

2.6. Opening diagonals

2.7. Clearing files

2.8. Clearing diagonals

2.9. Clearing important squares

2.10. Clearing ranks

2.11. Decoying the king into a mating net

2.12. Decoying to attack lines

2.13. Decoying to Knight forks

2.14. Decoying to attacks by opening lines

2.15. Decoying to attacks by retreating pieces

2.16. Decoying to Queen forks

2.17. Distracting pieces from defending important lines

2.18. Distracting pieces from defending the back rank

2.19. Distracting pieces from defending other pieces

2.20. Distracting pawns

2.21. Distracting pieces from protecting important squares

2.22. Intercepting a piece defending another piece

2.23. Intercepting a piece protecting from checkmate

2.24. Unblocking by decoy

2.25. Discovered attack

2.26. Using discovered attacks when attacking the King

2.27. X-ray

2.28. Mill

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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