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About This Course

This Chess course covers geometrical chess motifs such as Blockade, Opening of a file (rank, diagonal), Clearing the space, Damming and X-Ray Attack.

This course really helps to see the whole board and to learn how to make your pieces interact even if they are located on different sides of the board.

We will demonstrate not only the concept of these tactical chess maneuvers but also the logic behind finding these moves in your own chess games.

This course is broken down into 5 sections (one for each motif). In each section, you will find tutorials analyzing different chess puzzles (the difficulty of the positions analyzed in these puzzles increases as you go along).

Also, each section contains an analysis of a game played between two chess grandmasters to demonstrate how effective these tactical maneuvers can be.

Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you will have a clear understanding of how to apply geometrical tactical chess maneuvers.

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Get started today and learn about geometrical tactical chess maneuvers that you can use when playing chess!

About the Instructor:

Viktor Neustroev

My name is Viktor Neustroev and I am a trader.

Since 2003 I have been trading financial markets starting with FOREX and then broadening horizons to commodity markets. Trading is all my life, but it really became a passion when I started trading options. Trading financial markets give people what they really want – financial independence.

I am also a chess player and a chess coach for my daughter (you can find my name in FIDE rating list). Why do I like financial markets? Because it’s like chess when you know the rules, but you don’t need to play against the market. Just follow your plan, again and again!

To sum up, I am here to share my trading experience. I believe that everyone wants to leave a trace in history and I see my mission in teaching and making people’s lives better.

Course Curriculum

2h 12m

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction 00:00:00
Section 2: Blockade
Blockade: Puzzle 1 00:00:00
Blockade: Puzzle 2 00:00:00
Blockade: Puzzle 3 00:00:00
Fisher VS Benko 00:00:00
Section 3: Opening Of A File (Rank, Diagonal)
Opening Of A File: Puzzle 1 00:00:00
Opening Of A File: Puzzle 2 00:00:00
Opening Of A File: Puzzle 3 00:00:00
Karpov VS Taimanov 00:00:00
Section 4: Clearing The Space
Clearing The Space: Puzzle 1 00:00:00
Clearing The Space: Puzzle 2 00:00:00
Clearing The Space: Puzzle 3 00:00:00
Botvinnik VS Stepanov 00:00:00
Section 5: Damming
Damming: Puzzle 1 00:00:00
Damming: Puzzle 2 00:00:00
Damming: Puzzle 3 00:00:00
Fischer VS Camilo 00:00:00
Section 6: X-Raying
X-Ray: Puzzle 1 00:00:00
X-Ray: Puzzle 2 00:00:00
X-Ray: Puzzle 3 00:00:00
Chigorin VS Znosko-Borovsky 00:00:00

Course Reviews


3 ratings
  1. Anonymous

    fun and informative chess course


    you don’t have to know the names of these tactical maneuvers in order to use them; I’m sure I’ve used many of these intuitively in my own games and in solving puzzles on lichess. but it’s fun to learn about the kind of in isolation and it’s fun to try to solve the puzzles before they are explained. I’d say this is an intermediate course — it would be very challenging for a beginner, although the first puzzle in each section is pretty easy. on the other hand, if you play serious chess you probably won’t find many of them challenging at all. me, I’m about a C to B player and i solved most of them, but did get stumped a couple of times. if you think this course will turn you into a master, it won’t, but if you follow the instructors advice to practice, you will improve. so if you enjoy chess, take this course for the fun of it

  2. Anonymous


    Short lessons with good and useful walk through of each motif.

  3. Anonymous

    Eye Opening


    The techniques that are discussed really help you to get a better view on the game of chess as a whole. It awakened, in a way, a new level to the game all together.