Notes on Lesson 0003 - 08/05/2013


don't move pieces from the center (without a good reason)

don't weaken your position (pawn structure)

good knight vs bad bishop (opposite colors)

pawns on opposite color of bishop is bad

pay attention to the color of the bishops

two pieces better than one rook

review your games before the lesson

trade the right bishop


backward pawn

doubled pawn

isolated pawn

hanging pawns (pair not protected by other pawns)