Tactics Tuesday: Know Your Patterns

The World Cadet Championship is going on for the top players in three age groups (U8, U10, U12) in both open and women's sections in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. While the U.S. elected not to send an official delegation, that isn't stopping the only American player in attendance, Ethan Guo, from leading his section (U10 Open) after eight rounds. This week's Tactics Tuesday illustrates the need to recognize basic patterns concerning king safety, with all positions taken from the ongoing tournament. 




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