Mikusbunkarus is a rapidly improving student of mine who plans to soon make his Over The Board chess debut. Already rated 1400 online, I am sure he will have a successful first outing.
To prepare, we've been learning pawn structures as that is a great way to learn opening ideas and middle game plans at the same time. Two birds, one stone. We started with the Caro-Slav—as common as it is versati... | Read More