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. His tips and exercises are both highly enjoyable and to the point.
Grandmaster Jörg Hickl (1965) is a former German Champion and a highly experienced chess trainer.
Published 2016, softback, 186 pages.Sample pages (pdf)