We will learn how to think ahead and how to apply your knowledge to the chess game. How to manage your time well - so we won't play too fast or too slow. How to come up with the plan/moves and how to choose the right plan. Calculating ahead in chess helps us in the various activities in our life. I love to bring examples of chess &life situations and show how sometimes it might seem similar!
Notations/ Symbols/ Chess Terms Glossary
Discussing basic Endgame principles
How to think in the Middle game
Opening principles and underlying concepts (best Opening for YOUR style!)
Covering various tactical patterns with game
Gaining and maintaining the initiative
Conceiving a plan and executing it - step by step
Fundamentals of Pawn Endings
Psychological Factors - factors affecting your game on and off the board!
Planning (single and multi-phase) in ANY position; based on a thorough evaluation
Game Analysis (analysis of your played games and specifying weak areas)