This mini-course is based on Patterns and Calculation with IM David Fitzsimons and covers some of the most important checkmating patterns. Learn those, apply them in your games, and the game's literally over.
There is a long-standing chess debate…
Should you memorize positions?
Or learn to calculate variations?
It turns out that in order to be a REALLY strong player you need to have both.
Memorization of patterns helps to instantly recognize tactics as top GMs do.
Calculating variations gets you out of trouble, or even straight to victory in more complex situations.
That’s why it makes perfect sense to study Patterns and Calculation together… and that’s what IM David Fitzsimons’ mini-course is all about!
By the way, this mini-course is based on Patterns and Calculation with IM David Fitzsimons and covers some of the most important checkmating patterns.
Learn those, apply them in your games, and the game’s LITERALLY over.
You will learn the patterns and perfect your calculation skills AT ONCE!
About the Author:
IM David Fitzsimons (2416 FIDE)
Is an International Master from Ireland. He achieved this title in 2018 having reached a peak rating of 2416 in 2015, and scoring his three IM norms in consecutive seasons of the Four Nations Chess League (4NCL) from 2016 – 2018. He became the first and only Irish player to win an international open event, the inaugural Summer Prague Open in 2014, and has won numerous tournaments and national and regional titles in classical chess, rapid, and blitz. He has played for Ireland in two Olympiads (2010 and 2018) and has been selected to represent Ireland again at the upcoming Moscow Olympiad.