By frequently stopping at critical moments to ask pertinent questions, the author encourages the reader to be self-reliant when analyzing specific positions. IN this way the reader will learn the art of effective thinking at the chessboard, particularly in the opening stages. In this lies the essence of the ‘dynamics of chess strategy’. This awareness enables players to put together a large number of tiny details and peculiarities of specific openings to create an integrated concept of a suitable future plan of play. And in this lies the road to mastery.