Step 3

Workbook Step 3

The themes of the exercises correspond to those in the manual

Theory topics covered:

  • Discovered and double check
  • Attack on a pinned piece
  • Access and mating patterns
  • Pawn ending: the square of the pawn
  • Eliminating of the defence
  • Defending against the double attack
  • Draw
  • X-ray
  • Defending against the pin
  • Mobility
  • Key squares
  • A pinned piece is not a good defender

Note: From edition 5, excerps of theory accompanying the exercises are available in a study guide (download here).