Steve Burr praised his players for sticking to the plan after a scintillating second half performance saw them come from two down to win 4-2 at Dartford on Tuesday.
Lee Noble scored on 15 minutes to give the Darts a lead that remained intact until the end of a first period in which the Blues kept the ball well enough without really troubling the hosts.
Elliot Bradbrook got a second for the hosts a minute after the restart but the Blues responded with a quick-fire three-goal salvo.
Craig Mahon scored twice in the space of four minutes, the second coming from a sweeping team move that had Burr purring, and Matty Hughes put them in front six minutes later.
Rhys Oates notched for the second game running on 84 minutes to wrap up the points at Princes Park.
Burr told The Chronicle his half time team talk had focused on the need to keep patient and work a little bit harder to open up the Darts defence.
Burr said: "I didn't have a go at them but the lads were very frustrated at half time, but in a good way really.
"They were frustrated with how things were going and were asking themselves how are we losing and things like that.
"I said to them that this league is all about coming up against teams who want to stop you playing and earning the right to play.
"I told them it was important that we kept doing what we were doing and gave them some examples, like the Bristol Rovers game on Saturday, and I thought we were excellent in the second half.
"In the first half I thought we passed the ball well without threatening them really but the difference in the second was that we got in behind them and down the sides. I thought some of our passing and movement was fantastic to watch.
"Dartford are not a bad side at home and are difficult to beat like all sides in this division and kept going route one and looking to pick up the bits but once we got a goal back I was confident that we were going to go on and win."
Chester are now part of a group of 10 teams separated by only six points and can make up further ground at Nuneaton Town, who are second bottom, on Saturday (3pm).
Kingsley James will miss the trip to Liberty Way through suspension and Josh O'Keefe looks unlikely to be fit, leaving the manager with a void to fill in midfield.
"I spoke to Josh on Wednesday morning and he's not going to make the weekend, which is a blow because he has done well and we are missing Kingsley," said Burr.
"Ben Heneghan is still nursing a knock and Peter Winn probably won't be right so we are starting to pick up one or two injuries.
"We have got a few lads one booking away from a suspension too so we have to be careful but I think we have done well to get this far without losing too many players."