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By Axel Smith

Any guy on the street is aware the way to raise his actual energy, yet between such a lot chess avid gamers confusion reigns in terms of bettering their taking part in power. Axel Smith's education equipment have guided his neighbors, teammates and students to grandmaster norms and titles. exertions might be required, yet Axel Smith understands how one can Pump Up Your Rating.

Every region of chess is roofed - commencing education, via middlegame play, to endgame strategy. Smith delves into either the technical and mental facets of chess, and indicates how most sensible to guidance and increase.

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Cl �b4 8 7 61 kept as many pieces as possible on the board. The only pieces to exchange may be the dark­ squared bishops, trying to weaken Black's king in the same manner as in Andersson's game. So White should have kept the pieces on the board, since his plan was to grab more space. And with too many piece exchanges, it can even become a burden to have more space. 6 Smith 2012 5 4 3 2 1 a b c d e f g h The position has three happy bishops, all fianchettoed. The fourth bishop has not yet found a good square!

White's best plan is probably f2-£3 and g3-g4 followed by liJf4-h5-g3-f5, simply because f5 is a better square than f4. I started with a few reasonable moves. e8 In this position I went for an interesting tactical possibility. The rest of the game can be found at the end of Chapter 2. Summary The final example shows that a whole strategy can be built upon possible pawn levers even just after a few moves of the opening. llJf4 to avoid . . llJd5. e3 Ag7 With a fianchettoed bishop, Black wants to put pressure on d4 with .

LLlxe5 , Grandelius will manage to carry out the pawn lever . . c5 , but at the same time he moves the knight from f6 a second time before castling. dxe5 also gives White control over the d6-square. dxe5 tild7 ���L_��� a b c d e f g h 9 ... a6 How surprised was I when I saw that Agrest had steered the game into the position from the training camp! Grandelius played in the same way as against McShane, but was met with a stronger reply. l l . lLldS is less natural since the knight would not control c5 or attack e5 and it also blocks the diagonal.

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