Amazing Games For Beginners: Dominate The Center!

Apr 5, 2011
22 min
IM David Pruess brings us another Amazing Game For Beginners, and today's topic is of the utmost "central" importance! Today, we see how the strong placement of your pieces (namely the knights in the center and rooks on open files) can lead to tactical domination of your opponent. We also take away a ton of practical tips, including some advice on how the defender should view such positions, looking for a chance to "give back" to get in the game. Enjoy!