The Scale Method - Decoding the Art of Effective Evaluation

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8. The Scale Method - Decoding the Art of Effective Evaluation

The Scale Method - Decoding the Art of Effective Evaluation

Course 78 episodes
(3 hours 23 min)
Creators GM Gabuzyan Hovhannes

Learn the fundamental skill of evaluating a chess position with Grandmaster Gabuzyan. 

This is a super important skill to learn, one that will help you in calculation, planning and other areas of the game.

 

Here you will learn the 4 primary criterias for evaluating chess positions, test your understanding by applying these in different scenarios, know the difference between static and dynamic advantages, how to use them and much more.

After you’ve mastered these concepts, you'll be primed to learn the "Scale Method" that will elevate your evaluation skills. 

This course is designed primarily for beginners and intermediate players.

It will lay the foundation you need to assess the strengths and weaknesses of a position and make the right decisions accordingly.

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What you'll learn

  • The 4 primary criterias for evaluating a position.
  • How to use the Scale Method to evaluate chess positions?
  • The 2 types of advantages in chess
  • How to make the most out of your short-term advantage?
  • How to make the most out of your long-term advantage?
  • How to determine what type of positional advantage you have?
  • How does the engine evaluate the position?
  • What do numbers like +1, -2, -0.6, +1.3 mean when decoding the engine’s evaluations?
  • The cases when human evaluation is better than the engine and more.

Lesson Plan

78 episode(s) 3 hours 23 min
4.8

Students give this course an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

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Course 78 episodes (3 hours 23 min)
Creators GM Gabuzyan Hovhannes
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