Intermediate

Reading the Board

Reading the Board

See the whole board so you can decide on the best plan

  • Pawn Structures

    Understand pawn structures, and they will teach you how to find good moves.

    • 3 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Pawn Chains

    Learn the strength of connected pawns and use the power of pawn chains.

    • 5 min
    • 6 challenges
  • Space

    Take over space and push your opponent off the board.

    • 4 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Open, Closed, Semi-closed Games

    Learn how to keep your pieces active and strong in all positions.

    • 7 min
    • 6 challenges
  • Push, Capture, or Ignore

    Learn how to deal with pawn tension and decide when to push, capture, or play elsewhere.

    • 4 min
    • 5 challenges
  • When to Trade Pieces

    Many players feel like they have to trade pieces - but it's often not the best move.

    • 5 min
    • 7 challenges
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