If you are a beginner you cant afford to miss mate in one if you want to improve. This course addresses that problem. This huge number of exercises also makes it an excellent tool for speed training even for stronger players. This program includes 40000 exercises taken from practical games with few pieces left on the board. It is intended for players with USCF rating of 300 or higher. Even if you only study and solve 10% of the exercises you will learn a huge number of mating patterns and probably never miss a mate in one again! You get plenty of feedback and opportunity to track your progress. Study the training material and test your knowledge Review your rating history Keep track of the progress of multiple users. Compete against your friends and family members Practice by playing against a chess program System Requirements: IBM-compatible PC 64 Mb RAM Hard Disk 50 Mb of free disk space Windows XP/Vista/7 CD-ROM drive. No additional software required. Disclaimer: If opened this item may only be returned in exhange for same item. Please contact the developer with any support issues.