In the higher steps more and more topics are worthwhile. We have made a choice and divided our attention between the opening, the middelgame and the endgame, tactical and strategic.
Since 2017, the Step 4 plus workbook is only available in an international version.
The 10 reminders are taken out of the workbookand can be downloaded: Reminders Step 4 plus. The consequence is that there is room for more than 100 new tasks (644 in total now).
The contents of the Workbook Step 4 plus
More or less new topics:
Prepatory move (luring, eliminating the defence, chasing, targeting and clearing.
- The opening
Vulnerability in the opening
Opening the position
- Solving problems
An 'ordinary' chess player stays away from chess problems, but they are worthwhile!
Don't skip them!
Elaborating the already introduced material:
Activating a piece, exploiting vulnerability
- Attacking the king
Cooperation queen/bishop and queen/knight; open file and opening files
Avoiding stalemate, insufficient material, perpetual check
- Blocking and interfering
The prepatory moves chasing and luring
- Discovered attack
Setting up a battery
- Endgame technique
Strategy, tactics and vulnerability in the endgame. Technique, defending and the rook pawn.