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 Pawns 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-pointsCombinations Involving PromotionPawn Promotion Pawn Breakthrough Breakthrough Double Attack on a knight along with promotion Tactics http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/combinations-involving-promotionWed, 21 Jan 2015 14:44:28 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/combinations-involving-promotionCounterplayFor Both Sides http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/counterplayFri, 16 Jan 2015 08:56:35 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/counterplayForced VariationsCalculating Variations http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/forced-variationsTue, 13 Jan 2015 22:51:45 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/forced-variationsBeing ahead in developementLeads to tactical possibilities http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/being-ahead-in-developementThu, 08 Jan 2015 08:58:21 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/being-ahead-in-developementStalemate motifsDrawing in a losing position http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/stalemate-motifsThu, 08 Jan 2015 00:35:50 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/stalemate-motifsQueen against PawnEndgame... http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/queen-against-pawnTue, 06 Jan 2015 12:36:37 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/queen-against-pawnGaining SpaceTo gain material and win the game! http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/gaining-space3Fri, 02 Jan 2015 09:01:53 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/gaining-space3CombinationsUsually involves a sacrifice for positional or material advantage! http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/combinationsSat, 27 Dec 2014 09:08:09 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/combinationsOpen Files and OutpostsSeize the open file and outpost to gain time, space and material. http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/open-files-and-outpostsSun, 21 Dec 2014 12:45:32 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/open-files-and-outpostsOpeningregain pawn once taken by your opponent http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/opening2Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:04:50 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/opening2EndgameSometimes better to defend before a possible future Attack http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/endgame12Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:02:59 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/endgame12Realizing a Material AdvantageSimplify for the win http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/realizing-a-material-advantageFri, 12 Dec 2014 01:00:17 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Ronliv/realizing-a-material-advantage