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 Planning in ChessHow a beginner plays, how a master plays, typical plans, Redundant pieces http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/planning-in-chessSat, 27 Jun 2015 18:15:38 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/planning-in-chessEvaluating the PositionEssential factors, position of the King, Material Advantage, Open Lines http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/evaluating-the-positionSat, 27 Jun 2015 18:14:11 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/evaluating-the-positionSacrificeOnly when sound... http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/sacrificeWed, 24 Jun 2015 13:12:48 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/sacrificeThe Greek gift sacrificesDestroying the castles position http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/the-greek-gift-sacrificesWed, 17 Jun 2015 11:05:57 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/the-greek-gift-sacrificesAttack where you are strongerThe trade-off of imbalances http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/attack-where-you-are-strongerWed, 17 Jun 2015 11:03:30 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/attack-where-you-are-strongerDeflectionIn mating combinations, Overloading the defending piece, to gain material, in defense... http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/deflection2Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:04:53 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/deflection2Don't ahead of yourselfDo the correct move order http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/dont-ahead-of-yourselfWed, 10 Jun 2015 10:16:07 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/dont-ahead-of-yourselfZugzwangVarious forms of Zugzwang, Mutual Zugzwang, Recognizing a Zugzwang position... http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/zugzwangSun, 07 Jun 2015 15:24:49 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/zugzwangThe pin and discovered attackPin/discovered attack http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/the-pin-and-discovered-attackThu, 04 Jun 2015 12:01:19 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/the-pin-and-discovered-attackLook for counterplayOneself and from your opponent http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/look-for-counterplayThu, 04 Jun 2015 11:59:22 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/look-for-counterplayThe centerActivity in relationship to control of the center http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/the-centerWed, 27 May 2015 10:29:21 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/the-centerThe CentreThe centre as a strategic factor... Important guidelines...the pawn centre,strength of pieces in the centre, Regrouping pieces via the center, and the correct reaction to attack on the flank http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/the-centreSat, 23 May 2015 22:49:09 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/the-centrePawn structure/Tactics...exchange their good bisho/French Openin...delay f4Simplify if you see the danger... http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/pawn-structuretacticsexchange-their-good-bishofrench-openindelay-f4Wed, 20 May 2015 13:03:52 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/pawn-structuretacticsexchange-their-good-bishofrench-openindelay-f4Candidate MovesCalculating short lines accurately, the opponent's candidate moves, Active possibilities, Returning to the search for candidate moves http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/candidate-movesSat, 16 May 2015 11:47:53 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/candidate-movesSimplifyWhen ahead and when down a pawn with opposite colored bishops... http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/simplifyThu, 14 May 2015 08:06:49 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/simplifyGood and bad bishopsPost pawns on opposite color of your bishop...post bishop on the outside of your pawn chain http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/good-and-bad-bishopsThu, 07 May 2015 00:16:01 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/good-and-bad-bishopsPawn structureTry and destroy opponent's pawn structure http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/pawn-structure4Wed, 06 May 2015 10:00:58 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/pawn-structure4The Double AttackMany forms of the double attack http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/the-double-attack2Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:52:05 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/the-double-attack2Prevent 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-principles