Beginners worldwide tend to make the same mistakes in the opening. This booklet highlights a few of them shown in numerous games with typical questions for the students and answers. The following topics are covered
- Don't move the f-Pawn in the opening!
- Crazy Queen Disease
- Get your King to safety!
- Loose pieces drop off
- Destroying the castle
The first few moves can easily determine the success of the game, which is important for students to understand and utilize themselves. This teaching material includes 44 pages of well-versed material including a varity of illustrations for teachers to use. The teaching material is written by one of Chess Power's coaches; Christoph Thurner who placed 5th place in NZ Blitz champs in 2008 and has been coaching for several years.