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Thanks for the explanation of space! I guess I always passively considered the AUC behind the pawns without actively thinking about pieces, unless I was considering them individually. I was somewhat confused in the last diagram, until you moved for black. If it was white to move, the "space advantage" would amount to nothing, and it should be a drawn endgame (i.e. if it was that position with white to move, either Ke2 or Rf3, both natural moves recognize the idea of either space advantage "disadvantage" or the concept of opposition). /e/ unless I'm missing something. entirely possible! :)
Its OK., you have discussed what space is...but how to create more space....
dessa estratégia foi sorte
Works fine now ! Don't know why...
😒 video does not work
doesnt work like doesn't play? it plays fine when i test it.
There's a problem with this video... Doesn't work !
Nice clear video!
Thank you...I have decided to actually study the game now, so that my performance and enjoyment and understanding of the will improve. This "basic video" has opened my eyes...Thank you again...
Thankyou, from a grateful beginner, very helpful : )
it is there. (if you are talking about this http://www.chess.com/article/view/video-guide )
it's in the strategy section, and the series is "playing with a space advantage"
Is it possible to put this series in the video guide? It is much more helpful to study if things are put together there, I only accidentally found this video and think it is so great it needs more attention (just like the rest of the series on working with space adv)
by IM David Pruess
International Master David Pruess is back with a bang, and today he provides some "must have" knowledge for all beginner chess players! Today he provides a basic definition of space that even some intermediate players could use as review. Pay attention to his literal definition of the term, how it affects the pieces, and where/when it's useful. He then sheds some light on the potential dangers of space, and finally, he summarizes it all just for you!
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IM David Pruess
At the age of twelve, David was lucky to be brought by his mother to a session of the Berkeley Chess School's Friday night kid's chess club, where he met NM Robert Haines, who showed him what chess was. Eighteen years later, he is still in love with the game. He has shared first in a few major tournaments, eg: American Open, North American Open, and Open Rohde (France), and played in several US Championships.
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