Chess middlegame

The number following the opening phase of the game of chess is called the middlegame. After reaching a desired position with the opening image and thus ended development of the characters as well as the production of the safety of the king with the castling the game goes into the middle game. This transition period usually extends from well-known from the opening theory variants until full mobilization of all figures. In the middle game, the players rely on experience, which they have collected through their own game, or by studying other games. Every chess player is most dependent in the middle game to their personal abilities and skills to find the appropriate position moves. In this phase of the game the player can click on previously captured experiences the least fall back on the other. By exchanging numerous figures can be processed at the final.

Principles of the Middle Game

  • Improvement of figure position
  • Avoidance own and work of enemy weaknesses

Elements of the middle game

  • Pawn structures
  • Strong and weak fields
  • Effectiveness of the individual figures

Topics of the middle game

  • Material balance
  • Space and time
  • Evaluation of the position
  • Strategy and tactics
  • Attack and Defense
  • Transition to the final

After the exchange of most of the stones and the absence of some types of figures, the transition begins in the last phase of the game of chess, the endgame.