Passed Pawn Chunks

A shoutout to the Dutch steps method, an excellent self-study course developed by Rob Brunia and Cor van Wijgerden. I’m currently working on the chapter “passed pawns” and thought — to learn as well as advertise — I’d share two chunks from the chapter so far:

Two passed pawns: interrupt one of two defenders.

Setting up a discovered promotion:


One Response to Passed Pawn Chunks

  1. LaurentS says:

    I advertised the Chess Steps method in another of your posts, but I hadn’t read this post yet :-)

    First diagram is also known in chess composition as “Grimshaw” – a very aesthetic, but fairly uncommon pattern.

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