Chess Content at Apronus.com
- Basic Rules of Chess
Exercises on interactive chessboards for learning how to move the chessmen, how to make captures, how to give check to the king, how to give checkmate.
Checkmate in one move
A large collection of mate-in-one puzzles. Some sets are grouped by the team of chessmen giving mate while others show the diversity of mate positions.
Checkmate in two moves
A large collection of mate-in-two puzzles subdivided into sets grouped by the team of cooperating chessmen or by the number of chessmen on the chessboard.
Checkmating with major pieces
A collection of chess puzzles for drilling the typical methods of giving mate using the major pieces (the lawnmower mate, the lone rook, the lone queen).
- The Lawnmower Mate
A collection of interactive puzzles for drilling the typical methods of giving checkmate with two major pieces. Mostly the lawnmower method but not always.
- Checkmating with a lone rook
A collection of interactive chess exercises for drilling the typical methods of giving checkmate with a lone rook and king.
- Checkmating with a lone queen
A collection of chess exercises for drilling the typical methods of giving checkmate with a lone queen and king.
Interactive chess exercises dealing with basic opening traps like Fool's Mate, Scholar's Mate, Legal's Mate and others.
Give mate in N moves
A large collection of chess tactics interactive puzzles of the mate in N kind. The task is to give checkmate in a specified number of moves.
A chess tactics training free online course for beginners and intermediately advanced learners.
- Battery & Smothered Mate
Chess tactics puzzles illustrating the queen-bishop battery and the smothered mate - for beginners and intermediately advanced learners.
- Double Attack
Chess tactics puzzles involving the double attack tactical motif - in a wide range of forms - for beginners and intermediately advanced learners.
- Tactical Motifs
Chess tactics puzzles with the tactical motifs: distraction, line clearance, square clearance, capturing defender, decoy into mate, interference, blocking.
- Tactical Operations
Chess tactics training involving the following tactical operations: winning a trapped piece, defensive combinations, counterattack, leading to zugzwang.
- Famous Tactics
Chess tactics mate-in-N puzzles featuring famous composed studies and famous beautiful combinations from tournament master games.
Interactive play-against-computer exercises for beginners in chess. The task is to win from a position with a huge material advantage.
Interactive chess endgame puzzles and exercises for beginners and intermediately advanced learners - mostly king and pawn endgames.
Advanced Rules of Chess
Chess puzzles involving the more advanced rules of chess: pawn promotion, en passant capture, castling, and draw by insufficient material or stalemate.
Puzzles and exercies for reliving the course of highly instructional chess games with a focus on the early tactical operations in the opening.
A large collection of chess studies presented as puzzles to solve on interactive chessboards.
- The Beauty of Chess Studies
These interactive puzzles introduce the concept of a chess study and demonstrate how beautiful chess can be in spite of a limited number of chessmen.
- Endgame Studies
Interactive puzzles featuring endgame studies grouped according to the team of White chessmen present on the chessboard.
- Studies grouped by number of chessmen
Interactive puzzles featuring composed studies grouped according to the number of chessmen present on the chessboard.
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