Welcome to the 2018 Chess^Summit Journey!
To start off, we’ll take a look at a game from the K-4 Grade Championships in December.
A contrast to the chaotic roller coaster game analysis last time, this game is a quiet struggle between two up-and-coming young scholastic players.
You can find the game Annotations HERE. Below are a two quick diagrams.
Avoid creating long term weaknesses (b7-b5)
Black to move. Rfd8 or h6?
To summarize, below are two take away from the game:
- Avoid creating long term weaknesses from short term attack (15…b5)
- Look for prophylactic moves when the position is calm
Hope you enjoy! Happy New Years!