Understand The Position 29: “The Strength of the Weakests”
Chess is a revolutionary game. Like it is written in Marx’s documents, also on the board the weakest players occasionally upraise and take the fate of the state (understood as games) into their own hands. Pawns usually stand quietly and let more mobile pieces to decide for them. However, they occasionally get angry and show what they really can do.
Translated by: Dusan Turcer
This also happened in my last game in the Czech Extraliga. Velička – Markoš, CR 2012 Championship Black to move:
A revolutionary potential of pawns was already sharply perceived by the great strategist Nimzowitsch. Thus, the “blockade” was so important strategic concept for him. Finally, also outside of the board, blocking the street or square is the only effective way to prevent the river of demonstrators to roll forward unobstructed…