Pawn Lever

Masterclass - Eddie Whiteside - Developing pawn structures: The Pawn Lever

Illustration Games: selected by Eddie

Example Games & Positions: selected by Eddie

I have based this talk on an excellent book - Mastering the Sicilian by Danny Kubek.
The talk follows well with Rays talk. We are looking at pawn structures.
Quote from the book - "believe the strength about a chess expert is their ability to recognize a pawn lever in a position" ( para-phrased). It is important what Kubek doesnt say. He doesnt mention opening repoitoires, end games or plan in the middle game but singles above these the recognition of pawn levers.

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