7 Great Chess Sacrifices Every Player Should Know

Yury Markushin
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7 Great Chess Sacrifices Every Player Should Know

Sacrifice in chess is defined as a move that gives up a material in a hope to obtain some sort of compensation. That maybe either a material gain, positional advantage or even a mating combination. It is important to be able to find sacrifices in all types of positions: tactical and positional. Chess player of any level needs to know which sacrifices are sound and which aren’t. In the following games you will get familiar with some great examples of sacrifices played over the board.



Game 1

Game 2

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Game 3

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Game 6

Game 7

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Updated 01.06.2024