Dutch IM and well know chess trainer Merijn van Delft interviews Nick Maatman. Get to know our newest author IM Nick Maatman who wrote The Hidden Laws of Chess, a toolkit to help players "read" the situation on the chess board. This first volume is about pawn structures.

In this interview, Nick tells us a little bit about the chess scene in Groningen, the city where he studied and now lives, and why he is working in the chess world right now.

Curious about what his inspiration was for writing this book? Or just want to find out what these hidden laws are? Then watch this video where Nick also tells about his work together with Dutch GM and Tata Steel winner Jorden van Foreest.

The interview was hosted on Chessable (https://www.chessable.com), and the video was produced by Michaël van Liempt.