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Middlegame generally begins when all the pieces have been developed and the kings have reached safety. This is the part where each player’s understanding of the position is put to test. For the players who are trying to improve, studying this part is crucial to their further development. So, why is the middlegame so important […]
In today’s article, we continue talking about basic ideas and sacrifices any chess player should be aware of. We have covered so far the very well-known f7 (f2) and h7 (h2) sacrifices, the double bishop sacrifice, and the sacrifice on b5 that occurs mostly in the Sicilian Defense.
Sacrifice in chess is defined as a move that gives up some material in hopes for getting some tactical or positional compensation in the future. In other words, sacrifice is a risky business; you give up a piece now and may not get any return in future. Today we offer you to challenge yourself with […]