How to attack the Mino castle – Part 1


This is the first part of a group of post about learning how to attack the Mino castle. Some weeks ago I showed you the basics of how to build a Mino castle. Now is the time for review the way to destroy the enemy’s Mino castle. Let’s remember the initial position of Mino. Here are the main ways for attack the Mino castle: Kobin (diagonal of the King) Attack the Gold on 5b. Tarefu (dangling pawn)…

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One of the most used castles for the dynamic tower tactics is the Mino Castle. Its speed of construction and its hardness makes that we find ourselves with difficulties if our rival decides to construct the Mino. With Castle Mino, we will be very protected against the lateral attacks although it fails if our opponent attacks from the front, especially if it has a Bishop and a Knight. For that reason, once we have finished…

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