25 Middlegame Concepts Every Chess Player Must Know

Yury Markushin
Category: Middle Game
25 Middlegame Concepts Every Chess Player Must Know

It’s no surprise that the majority of chess players have trouble understanding and correctly interpreting the typical middlegame positions. Most chess players think that positional understanding is something that only the masters can effectively use to win games. This is quite an incorrect assumption. Any chess player can learn and effectively use the typical middlegame positions. This article will give you the resources needed to achieve just that.

Here is the list of the middlegame concepts and corresponding resources that will help you to understand them better:

Fundamental Concepts:

Attacking Concepts:

Typical Sacrifices:

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  • tactics
  • positional play
  • attacking skills
  • endgame technique
  • classical games analysis
  • psychological preparation
  • and much more

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Updated 12.19.2023