The Principle of Space and the Space Count System:
Part of the Beginner's Chess Guide (Section 2)
The Principle of Space
You can see that, where there aren't pieces, there are areas of clear squares, or clear Space, right?
Okay, if you're a beginner ...
How'd you get on?
Did you manage to come to any, definite conclusions?
It looks fairly balanced, doesn't it? ... Both sides seem to be equally developed in their own, respective ways:
You could also point to other factors, for advantage bragging-rights, which could favor either side:
Hmmm ... Tricky, isn't it?
If you thought so - if you found it unclear and couldn't confidently determine who holds the greater positional advantage - then you're going to love the Space Count System ...
Moving On: The Space Count System (Page 2).
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