Step 5 USCF rating up to 1900

manual Step 5

Step 5 is the last step for group teaching. In this step the attention on tactics is less than in the previous steps, nevertheless, tactics remain the main part of the games of Step 5 students. The lessons about the pawn structure, the seventh rank, strong square and open file contain various strategic aspects.

Content



ManualWorkbook
      16 Basic lessons:

  1. Material and time
  2. Mate
  3. Breakthrough
  4. Using pawns
  5. Pawn race
  6. Seventh rank
  7. Discovered attack
  8. Pin
  9. The opening
  10. Rook against pawn
  11. Strong square
  12. Defending
  13. Rook endings
  14. Attack on the king
  15. Open file
  16. Draw
10 lessons for workbook 'Plus':

  1. Activity
  2. Pawn endings
  3. King in the middle
  4. The wrong bishop
  5. Vulnerability
  6. Queen endings
  7. Defending
  8. Eternal pins
  9. Bishop against pawn(s)
  10. Zugzwang

    Articles about:

  • Subject material
  • Guideance
  • Individual development
  • Help
  • Analysing a position
  • Finding a good move
  • The trainer

    Lesson summaries for:

  • Material and time
  • Using pawns
  • The pawn race
  • Discovered attack
  • Rook against pawn
  • Strong outpost
  • Defending
  • Rook endings
  • Open file
  • Draw
  • The wrong bishop

+ 505 positions diagrammed


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