The Chess Tutor Step 1 is a Chess teaching program based on the successful Steps Method by Brunia/van Wijgerden. In the first step all the rules of the chess game are introduced. Furthermore, much attention is paid to developing of the basic skills, necessary to play chess. Comparing with other books for beginners the step-by-step method introduces a unique sequence of the teaching material. Learning how to mate is postponed as long as possible. This sounds astonishing and even incredible but up till now, practice has shown that this approach works perfectly. You learn to play chess very well especially because you can practise what you have learned with the many build in games.