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Creating a passed pawn from a pawn majority

Once we have studied strong and weak pawns, the next question is how to create a passed pawn. This article deals with the easiest case: when you have a pawn...

25 June 2019

The Rule of the Square in King and Pawn endgames

This article deals with the generic case where you already have a passed pawn that needs to be promoted. It has been created earlier, for instance from a pawn majority....

23 June 2019

Passed pawn, isolated pawn, backward pawn… a complete catalog of pawn types

Knowing when a pawn is weak or strong and how you can use it is key in the endgame to know how to leverage your assets in a given position....

19 June 2019