Lessons on Positional Play - Part 2: Pawn Structure

Jun 21, 2013
24 min
There is a wealth of information on isolated queen-pawn positions, but how much do you know about Carlsbad pawn structures? The half-open e-file against the half-open c-file can arise via various different openings, so you'll need to know the typical plans for both sides. Here GM Kaidanov shows how he repulsed a minority attack by understanding the nuances of the structure.