pawn structure strategy

Pawn Structure Strategy

The importance of pawn structure in chess can’t be overstated. Your strategy in all three phases of a chess game is heavily reliant on the pawn structure. Understanding which positions…

5 reasons to play kings indian defense in must win situations

5 Reasons to Play King’s Indian Defense in Must-Win Situations

Chess is extremely popular nowadays. A lot of people participate in different tournaments all over the world. To get on top in such a competitive field, you have to win…

planning for victory 3

Planning for Victory (3)

“All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.”Sun Tzu This weekend brought a fantastic piece…

kings indian checkmates

King’s Indian Checkmates

Michael Stean – Ole Christian MoenOslo, 1981Black to play It is unwise to ignore Black’s dark-squared bishop in the King’s Indian, but here is an example in which the second player declines…