How to use ‘Holes’ to WIN at Chess

Sorry about the jet noises from my computer – I’m new to this.

As always, here is the PGN:
[FEN “r1bq1rk1/pp1n1pbp/4pnp1/3p4/3P1B2/2NBPN2/PP3PPP/R2Q1RK1 w – – 0 1”]
[SetUp “1”]
1. Bd6 Re8 2. Nb5 Qb6 3. Bc7 Qc6 4. Rc1 Qa6 5. Nd6 Qxa2 6. Qc2 Rf8 7. Ra1

Reach out if you have any questions at all.


  1. This is really great stuff, very clear, to the point, and helpful. You remind me of Jerry, subscribing now, thanks!

  2. looking forward for your next video thank you so much!

  3. Wow! I knew White was better, but didn't know they were completely winning and how to exploit d6. Insightful. Well explained!

  4. Very nice. Simple concept and clearly explained. Thanks

  5. Thanks for the great insight. I am still learning and will take all the advice I can get.

  6. Learning what holes are is a game changer!

  7. "Yeah, he just likes holes, you know?"

    – Anna Cramling

  8. Good work bro! keep this up and also thanks for the tip😊😊

  9. At 3:36, why not Na3? It seems to win a Queen, unless I miss something?

  10. Been playing for over 30 years and this is the first time I've heard this concept. Great video. Keep going.

  11. Good Video create more content Good Luck.

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