The opening stage finished. OK, all of my pieces are active... What am I supposed to do now?
It is true that planless is punished! If you will not use your advantage you'll lose it. Hence, it's very important to create a plan in order to continue in chess middlegame.
The majority of chess players has huge problems on how to create a good plan. Probably, when you play blitz (fast games online) you need to calculate only tactics. Indeed tactics are important in order not to lose your pieces. However, to maintain your good position and increase your advantage you need to create a plan.
This is why we created the course "8 Simple Steps To Make a SUCCESSFUL Plan In Any Situation". The professional chess trainer Angelo Kesaris and GM Spyros Kapnisis are happy to give you they key guid lines that will help you to create smart plans in EVERY chess position.
8 Simple Steps to Create A Succesful Plan at Chess
In order to create a plan you need to "read" (evaluate) the position successfully and then to react on it's needs. Indeed, plan is one of the MOST WORTHWHILE things to learn in chess. It will defiantly help you improve on the middlegame and endgame. Furthermore, will help you to select chess openings wiser.
This chess course contains eight different chapters that will help you think successfully during a chess game. You will learn the most typical mistakes and how to avoid them. By learning about them you'll be able to recognize similar patters to your games and defiantly you'll avoid them in the future.
After the succesful evaluation you need to find targets. Yes, the enemy targets will help you create a succesful plan and we'll teach you how to use all of your pieces in order to attack those targets.
The course is suitable for beginners and more advance players. It will help you build your chess understanding by instructive lessons, i.e. how to keep the breaks. Every person on earth can remember and reproduce the first moves but identify and play strong moves on the critical positions is a different story. You'll learn what is, how to recognize, and how to select the best candidate during the critical positions.
How This Course Will Help Me?
This chess course can help you because Angelo and Spyros are happy to share with you lifetime secrets! While some people spend their life searching for some practical tips you'll grab this important knowledge after study the theoretical videos.
The course on planning will teach you on how to improve and strength your positions as well as to turn the table to your favor. Create a good plan, by looking deeper to the position, will help you maximize your chances to win the game and ultimately to increase sufficiently your ELO rating.
Last but not least, you'll understand one of the most important chess elements the prophylaxis and how to use it during your games. Inside the course you'll see a lot of games from professional chess players and you'll learn by hard the techniques that they use all the times. We can say with confidence that this course is suitable for your chess needs.
Chess | 8 Simple Steps to Make a Plan | GM Spyros Kapnisis
Here's What You Are Going to Learn
Understand Chess Like a Strong Player
Develop Your Chess Thinking System
Learn How to Create a Chess Plan at Every Position
The Planning Techniques
How to Evaluate a Position Properly
How to Transfer One Advantage to Another
Dramatically Increase Your Pattern Recognition
Develop Rock-Solid Confidence
Unleash your potential and become the chess player you meant to be!
Are There Any Course Requirements or Prerequisites?
Knowing movements of the chess pieces
Studied my previous (free of charge) course “The Easiest Way To Learn Chess”
Your thinking cap!
Who Are The Target Students?
Outline – Curriculum
Chapter 01 - Thinking System
Let's Develop Together Your Winning Thinking System // 01 Example | 22' 52''
Chapter 02 - Typical Mistakes | 64'
Plan vs Tactics // 01 Example | 7' 47''
How to Avoid Premature Attacks? // 02 Examples | 14' 15''
Be Aware of Opponents Threats // 02 Examples | 9' 50''
Playing Without a Plan // 02 Examples | 11' 14''
How to Deal With Tension // 02 Examples | 20' 36''
Chapter 03 - How to Find Weaknesses and Target? | 46'
Safety of the King // 02 Examples | 10' 18''
Pawn Structure Talks ! // 02 Examples | 9' 09''
Create Weaknesses // 02 Examples | 13 03''
Perform Typical Ideas According to Pawn Structure // 02 Examples | 13' 21''
Chapter 04 - Chess Understanding | 56'
What to Do Out of the Opening? // 03 Examples | 16' 45''
Modify the Plan Accordance to the Position // 02 Examples | 8' 06''
Keep the Breaks // 02 Examples | 10' 25''
Use Positional Advantages // 01 Example | 8' 08''
How to Identify Critical Moments of the Game? // 02 Examples | 12' 31''
Chapter 05 - Improvement – Strength The Position | 101'
Improving Your Worst Piece // 02 Examples | 11' 42''
Improve the Positions of Your Pieces // 02 Examples | 16' 51''
Correct Exchange of the Pieces // 01 Example | 22' 09''
Maneuvering | Stop - Use Tactics // 01 Example | 12' 33''
Restricting Enemy Pieces // 01 Example | 20' 54''
How to Squeeze Your Opponents // 01 Example | 17' 17''
Chapter 06 - Practical Tips | 45'
Lond Term Plan - Look Deeper in the Position // 01 Example | 13' 06''
Break the Positional Bind with Tactics // 02 Examples | 7' 26''
Stealing and Robbery // 04 Examples | 14' 21''
The Second Weakness // 02 Examples | 10' 14''
Chapter 07 - Prophylaxis
Ask what your opponent would like to do? // 04 Examples | 22' 01''
Chapter 08 - Your Powerful Breakthrough to Strong Player | 45'
How to Use The Space Advantage // 01 Example | 7' 47''
How to Solve Development Problems // 01 Example | 3' 47''
How to Play With Development Advantage // 01 Example | 7' 27''
How to Play Symmetrical Positions // 01 Example | 10' 21''
How to Win Against Isolated Queen Pawn // 01 Example | 8' 10''
How to Play in Worse Positions // 01 Example | 6' 58''
Task-01 || 1000 – 1200 ELO = 10 Exercises
Task-02 || 1200 – 1400 ELO = 10 Exercises
Task-03 || 1400 – 1600 ELO = 10 Exercises
Task-04 || 1600 – 1800 ELO = 10 Exercises
Task-05 || 1800 – 2000 ELO = 10 Exercises
Total Exercises = 50
32 Theoretical Video Lessons | 402 Minutes | 6.7 Hours
PGN Files with games and analysis
Exercises = 50
Author | GM Kapnisis Spyros
Kapnisis Spyros started playing chess when he was 7 years old. In 1993 he was named champion of Greece under 12 years old (-12) and in 1996 champion of Greece under 16 years old (-16) in a tie with GM Stelios Halkias.
He studied finance at the University of Piraeus, coaches strong chess players and was the coach of the Greek National Team.
Important successes worth mentioning are: 3rd in Glyfada in 1997, 3rd in Kavala in 2003 and 2004 and many more. He has held the title of GM since 2011 and in the same year he managed to break the barrier of 2520 ELO points.
For more information please read more here.
Author | Angelo Kesaris
Angelo Kesaris is a professional chess coach the last 20 years and FIDE National Instructor. He is active chess player with International FIDE rating 1900 ELO. He started teaching chess in primary schools, organize lessons in chess clubs, private classes, online teaching, and chess course creator. You can read more here.
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