Prerequisite – Intermediate level should be completed or the student must have an equivalent knowledge of the topics covered in the preceding course.

Description – The objective of the course is to take the level of students to the professional level. The exclusive curriculum designed by FIDE Instructor Abhijit Hatkar will enable students to obtain an extensive understanding of Advanced Tactics. Also, an opening repertoire will be prepared for all the students. To increase knowledge of the endgame theory, advanced endgame concepts will be covered in this course. Since, the foundation courses have built the base, Positional play of the middle game can be easily understood by the students.
Former world champions’ classic games will also be shown with analysis in the coaching sessions.

In this course, emphasis will be placed on the implementation of the opening, middle game and end game skills which are taught in class. The preparation will be towards the participation in an International Rated tournament.

The course covers the following syllabus :

• Imbalance Concepts
• Positional strengths of pieces
• Pawn structures
• Advanced King and Pawn endgames
• Advanced Rook endgames
• Opposite Colour bishops endgame
• The principle of second weakness
• Former Grandmasters classic games
• Combinations and Calculations
• Opening reportaire

Learning Outcomes – At the end of the course, each student will be ready to master the game and perform at the National or International stage. Students can also consider taking chess as a profession after perfecting this course.

On finishing this course, each student will be awarded Certificate of Completion.