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King and Pawn Endgames: Club players and beginners underestimate their importance. They assume it’s unlikely they’ll ever reach the ending and will be better off learning the openings. Huge mistake.
If you are looking to take your positional understanding to the next level, the TCW Academy course on the Outposts is a definite must-take! IM Milovan Ratkovic starts out with the basics and quickly deep dives into the mechanics of the outpost play.
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Getting a good positional understanding is an important step to improving your play and becoming a stronger player. Studying the basic themes, seeing the positional masterpieces played by the great players and solving many exercises can help you in this direction. One of the most important concepts, which appears in probably every single game is […]
A while ago we have shown you the advantages of the isolated queen’s pawn, the ideas and plans you can adopt when finding yourself on the side having such a structure. However, as everybody knows, an isolated pawn represents a weakness that should be exploited.
Pawn Maneuvers Pawns are the weakest pieces on the chess board. They are slow moving and unable to retreat because they cannot move backward. They can be easy to attack and difficult to defend. It is no wonder that many beginners completely ignore their pawns and concentrate on their more valuable pieces. Yet, pawns are […]
Part I As for me I always wanted to learn play chess. What a game! All those units standing in a row – bishops, knights, rooks and pawns and of course – King and Queen – the authority and power united on central squares! All seems so clear, so geometric, so waiting just for my […]
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