When we talk about attacks, most people automatically assume that it will be an attack against the opponent’s king. While these are a lot of fun and can lead to sharp positions with beautiful tactical possibilities, it is not always possible to start one. Some positions require different types of play and starting a pawn storm against the rival king could only create weaknesses instead. Besides, an attack against the king is not the only way to generate active play. In today’s article, we are going to explore fighting for the initiative by starting an attack on the queenside.