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In our previous article, we have been talking about situations when you should play dynamically and which features of the position can help you decide to go for this type of play. In this article we are going to talk about the static play and when it’s time for you to show your positional skills. […]
In today’s article, we will have a closer look at the use of open files in the middlegame. From the very early start of our chess learning, we are told that we must control any open file with our rooks, but as usual, it’s always easier said than done.