Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! http://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com Prevent opponent's passed pawnEliminate to prevent cramping http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/prevent-opponents-passed-pawnThu, 23 Apr 2015 07:16:30 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/prevent-opponents-passed-pawnGeneral Opening PrinciplesRapid development of all pieces...struggle for the center...struggle against your opponent's ideas... http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/general-opening-principlesWed, 22 Apr 2015 11:31:29 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/general-opening-principlesD5Save time in the opening http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/d5Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:04:22 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/d5Isolated PawnsPluses and minuses http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/isolated-pawnsWed, 08 Apr 2015 11:48:49 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/isolated-pawnsGeneral Emdgame PrinciplesKing Activity, Pawn Structure, Exploiting weaknesses, Limiting Activity of the opposing pieces, Activiating your own pieces, Endgame Planning http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/general-emdgame-principlesTue, 07 Apr 2015 23:29:21 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/general-emdgame-principlesDon't panicSave your Queen http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/dont-panicFri, 03 Apr 2015 08:57:41 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/dont-panicChallenge the center with c5 in the openningWhen ahead in pawns exchange pieces...get out of the pin... http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/challenge-the-center-with-c5-in-the-openningWed, 25 Mar 2015 10:19:08 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/challenge-the-center-with-c5-in-the-openningMating combinationsWhen calculating variations, priority must be given to forcing lines! http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/mating-combinationsWed, 25 Mar 2015 08:38:18 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/mating-combinationsBe aggressiveDon't wait for your opponent http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/be-aggressiveWed, 18 Mar 2015 10:11:49 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/be-aggressiveDevelope quickly and double AttackLook for sacrificing to checkmate http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/develope-quickly-and-double-attackWed, 11 Mar 2015 09:59:21 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/develope-quickly-and-double-attackDeveloping piecesTo open lines to penetrate your opponent's position http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/developing-piecesFri, 06 Mar 2015 08:06:14 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/developing-piecesGambitsThe art of giving and taking http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/gambitsFri, 06 Mar 2015 07:03:37 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/gambitsPawns need to be defendedFocus on developement, not wasting unimportant pawn moves http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/pawns-need-to-be-defendedWed, 25 Feb 2015 10:17:20 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/pawns-need-to-be-defendedDevelope to gain tactical chancesDon't exchange pieces when it gives your opponent the advantage http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/develope-to-gain-tactical-chancesWed, 18 Feb 2015 12:26:44 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/develope-to-gain-tactical-chancesSmothered MateLucena's Mate, Variations on Lucena's mate and the King is engaged in the endgame. http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/smothered-mateWed, 18 Feb 2015 09:23:51 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/smothered-mateDevelope piecesTo coordinate and gain time and space...win material or checkmate! http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/develope-piecesWed, 11 Feb 2015 12:52:31 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/develope-piecesThe Wrong Colored BishopTaking advantage of your opponent's wrong colored Bishop! http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/the-wrong-colored-bishopWed, 11 Feb 2015 08:39:52 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/the-wrong-colored-bishopCoordinate piecesHarmonize to defeat your opponent http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/coordinate-piecesThu, 05 Feb 2015 14:20:07 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/coordinate-piecesPawn CombinationsUnderpromotion, two connected passed pawns on the 6th(3rd)rank, the pawn phalanx, the pawn fork, mating motifs with pawn http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/pawn-combinationsThu, 05 Feb 2015 12:24:04 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/pawn-combinationsWeak pointsWeak square, weak point, weak squares in the castles position, Exploiting the weaknesses http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/weak-pointsThu, 29 Jan 2015 12:13:24 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/weak-points