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Common mistakes that occur in the endgame have to be encountered for this article. By bringing them to your attention, we hope to help you correct them. And, thus improve your play in this phase of the game. As well as openings and middlegames, having a good understanding of the endgame is essential. It’s essential […]
Improving at chess takes a lot of work and patience. It cannot happen overnight, but only after investing many hours of training and practicing the newly learned elements. With the development of technology, there are many more materials that can now be easily accessed for study. There are a lot of books, video lessons, articles […]
Aggressive Openings for Club Players as White: In our previous articles, we have given a selection of systems [for white and for black] that could be played without having to learn much theory in order to focus on understanding the middlegame and endgames and raise your rating. In today’s article, we will list a few […]
Nowadays it is obviously very important to know theory and get out of this phase with some slight advantage or at least an equal, playable position. However, besides learning your lines well, it is useful to know how to play common structures and patterns that arise from different openings. Knowing the plans and the ideas […]
Mistakes are part of the learning process, they say. We have to go wrong in order to get better. However, it is safe to say that in chess everybody prefers to avoid mistakes, or at least make as little as possible. It can be frustrating to see how a good game turns into a nightmare […]
Many of you may have read before about the principle of two weaknesses, but for beginners, it might still be a concept difficult to apply, although very easy to remember. This principle is the most important one to remember in positions when you’re trying to materialize an advantage, either material or positional.
Club players and beginners have raised their level if we compare to 20 years ago, when the flow of information was not available for everyone. The tactical level of players rated around 1900 it is not much different from players rated 2200.
Positional chess is something that all chess players are aware of, but only the select few actually understand and can use it to get an upper hand and win games. Today, we have boiled down seven most important positional principles into a single article. After going through these examples you will understand the fundamentals of […]