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Chess Fundamentals #1: Undefended Pieces

IM John Bartholomew Fundamentals Beginner

Undefended pieces are the bane of the improving chess player's existence. After all, it's difficult to get better when you're prone to hanging your queen or leaving a pawn "en prise" every few moves! In this video I discuss how you can work to improve your sense of danger by actively scanning for undefended pieces in both your position and your opponent's camp.