This course is a continuation of the first year program. It covers the basic principles of the game in the opening, as well as various techniques and methods for attacking the king in the middlegame. You will get acquainted with such important concepts as a double attack, a pin, decoy, deflection, etc. In addition, you will learn how to prepare and implement tactical combinations, as well as finding weaknesses and using the opponent's mistakes. The course is intended for beginner chess players who wish to improve their playing skills.