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by IM David Pruess
"Tactics are the servants of strategy." -- Some Chess Nut-Job. Oh wait, that was former World Chess Champion Mikhail Botvinnik! This weekend, our own IM David Pruess tells a similar story, as he paints a picture of cohesive development, structural planning, and tactical foresight. This incredibly instructive video displays the tactical power your pieces possess when they work together towards a common goal. Enjoy!
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IM David Pruess
At the age of twelve, David was lucky to be brought by his mother to a session of the Berkeley Chess School's Friday night kid's chess club, where he met NM Robert Haines, who showed him what chess was. Eighteen years later, he is still in love with the game. He has shared first in a few major tournaments, eg: American Open, North American Open, and Open Rohde (France), and played in several US Championships.
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