Publisher: van Wijgerden, Pages: 56, Paperback, English

More or less new topics:

  • delivering mat (mate in one with a double check, threatening mate)
  • pawn endings
  • the opening
  • legal or illegal?
  • defending against scholar's mate

Elaborating the already introduced material:

  • Defending
    Getting out of check in a cunning way, choosing the correct capture, defending against a passed pawn.
  • Creating mate
    Creating mate with 2 pieces, mating patterns
  • Draw by stalemate
    Forcing stalemate, avoiding stalemate, lifting stalemate, stalemate as weapon, unavoidable stalemate
  • Passed pawn
    Cashing in a passed pawn and defending against a passed pawn
  • Route planners
    Exercises to raise skills (give check, choose the safe route, deliver mate as soon as possible, capture all the pieces)

Workbook Step 2 plus