In practice mode you also get to see statistics – either per lesson, or overall
In practice mode you literally get to train to play like Mikhail Botvinnik – and test from your strategic skills to tactics. Around 10 years ago I thoroughly studied a collection of games by Mikhail Botvinnik and got a great deal of respect for his art of planning and brief and clear explanations that got to the essence of every position. This course is exactly what a chess student would want to have after going through such a collection. To summarize:
Pros of this course:
- It is free!
- A large number of examples
- Exercise format is well implemented – your time is tracked for every position, and you can see various metrics on your progress
- I’d like to see more verbal explanations, especially given the nature of Botvinnik’s positional style