Prophylaxis in Chess explained by GM Johan Hellsten
Prophylaxis is a key concept in chess which is very important if youre trying to improve your game.In short, prophylaxis can be described as preventive move…
Prophylaxis is a key concept in chess which is very important if youre trying to improve your game.In short, prophylaxis can be described as preventive moves, i.e. moves that prevent your opponent from taking some sort of action.
It is considered an important concept to get to the advanced level, but that doesnt mean you should not be practicing it if you are a beginner/intermediate player. Learning what prophylaxis is and how to use it in your games can greatly impact your game, no matter what level you find yourself at.
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