Today’s topic is triangulation. We will cover a neat technique that will help you to win chess endgame positions in which it seems that’s impossible to make a progress. The triangulation is applicable in such endgame positions where you would like to lose a tempo, keeping position the same. In other words if it’s not your move, but your opponent’s the game is won for you.
I know you might think, ‘What? Why do we want to lose a move, when we struggle so much to get a tempo in the opening or in the middle game?’ Endgames are completely different animals, sometimes to win a game we need to give up a move opportunity in order to drive the opponent’s King away from the important square.