Balance Out Your Chess (Part 2: Middlegame Tactics & Improve the Worst Piece
For part 1 of this series please visit:
For help with the tactics please visit:
Middle Game Tactics (Beginner-Intermediate)
Improve the Worst Piece
This strategy came as a revelation for me (and some of my students as well). I was fairly good at finding tactics in the position (look for weakened King defenses or critical squares), but when there were no tactical solutions, I had no clue what to play. Many times the best way to play is to "improve your worst piece". Try out this strategy in the puzzles below.