If you want to improve at chess, you must know the characteristics of typical pawn formations.
Understanding the pawn structure is a key tool when you are evaluating a position on the board.
One simple pawn move can ruin your position or win the game.
Post-beginners should know the basic essentials of chess structures and that is what this modern training manual focuses on.
Experienced chess teacher Jörg Hickl helps you to:
Assess the strengths and weaknesses of pawn structures
Recognize strategic patterns
Identify how you can improve your position
Develop a plan of action.
The Power of Pawns provides common sense guidance and Jörg Hickl uses practical examples to explain typical structures, strategies and plans.