Chess Development "Bits 'n' Pieces":
Part of the Beginner's Chess Guide (Section 2)

Chess Development
"Bits 'n' Pieces"
[Positional Play]

Positional Play

When development is referred to as "Positional", it refers to a style - or an approach - that is more patient ...

For the majority of a Positional development, there won't be any captures, as both sides aim to thoroughly arrange their army FIRST ...

Only when practically all of their pieces are in position, will they go on the attack!

The Kings Indian Defence, as seen in the video clip, above, is an example of a textbook Opening, with a more Positional focus to development.

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