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Chess Tactics Kit Software Download

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 Chess Tactics Kit Software Download
CT-Art for Beginners and Chess Tactics for Club and Intermediate Players

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CT Art for Beginners
A fundamental course on chess tactics, CT-ART for Beginners. This course can be rightfully considered the predecessor to the Chess Tactics ART (CT-ART) course written for club and intermediate players. CT-ART for Beginners contains 150 teaching examples introducing you to typical chess combinations and 1500 new exercises meant to develop your playing skills and reinforce the knowledge acquired. The exercises are classified according to more than 30 tactical methods and motifs.

All exercises are designed for beginners already familiar with the chess rules, but club players may also find them useful.

Each section includes exercises from practical play covering the whole variety of possible techniques and maneuvers related to the topic in question.

Table of Contents:


    Chess Tactics ART for Beginners
    Opening the lines
    Clearing important squares
    Clearing the lines
    Decoying to Knight forks
    Distracting pieces from defending the back rank
    Discovered attack
    Double check
    Exploiting a pin


    Opening the d- and e-files
    Opening the f-file
    Opening the g-file
    Opening the h-file
    Opening files
    Opening diagonals
    Clearing ranks
    Clearing diagonals
    Clearing important squares
    Clearing files
    Decoying to pins
    Decoying the king into a mating net
    Decoying to attack lines
    Decoying to Knight forks
    Decoying to attacks by opening lines
    Decoying to attacks by retreating pieces
    Decoying to Queen forks
    Distracting pieces from defending important lines
    Distracting pieces from defending the back rank
    Distracting pieces from defending other pieces
    Distracting pawns
    Distracting pieces from protecting important squares
    Distracting pinning pieces
    Intercepting a piece defending another piece
    Intercepting a piece protecting from checkmate
    Unblocking by decoy
    Discovered attack
    Using discovered attacks when attacking the King

Languages: English.
System requirements: IBM-compatible PC, 64 Mb RAM, Hard Disk 50 Mb of free disk space, Windows 7/XP/Vista. No additional software required.

Chess Tactics for Intermediate and Club Players
The training exercises of this course are based on carefully selected positions from practical games, endgame studies as well as specially designed training examples.

Chess Tactics for Intermediate Players is based on the bestseller textbook "Manual of Chess Combinations II" by Ivashchenko.

The course includes about 1200 tactical problems classified according to topics and difficulty.

Various visual hints are provided if you play the wrong move when doing an exercise.

Course content:

  1. Mating combinations
  2. Pinning combinations
  3. Distraction
  4. Decoying
  5. Decoying
  6. Damming
  7. Blockade
  8. Annihilation of defence
  9. Discovered attack
  10. Clearing the space
  11. Opening of file (rank, diagonal)
  12. The double attack
  13. X-ray attack
  14. Demolition of pawn structure
  15. Conjunction of tactical methods
  16. Using of passed pawn
  17. Maneuvers
  18. Exchange
  19. Theoretical positions
  20. Studies
(ELO 1600-2200)
English and Spanish versions available.
System Requirements: IBM-compatible PC, 256 Mb RAM, Hard Disk 100 Mb of free disk space, Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8, CD-ROM. No additional software required.
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