Welcome to Day 1 of the 10-Day Chess Challenge!
On Day 1 of the challenge you will learn the 5-step method to calculate tactics.
Summary of the 5-step Calculation process:
- Find opponent’s threats
- Identify tactical targets and motifs
- Calculate all the checks
- Calculate all the captures
- Calculate all the tempo-moves
You can download on overview of the thinking methods presented in the 10-Day chess challenge by clicking the link below the image on the right.
Day 1: Exercises
How To Calculate Tactics
The video below contains a few exercises to help you practice the 5-step calculation process. (Don’t skip this if you’re serious about improving your game).
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