Material Imbalances - tag
Positions with Imbalances: Most club players think that ‘imbalances’ is an advanced concept that only Grandmasters understand. It can’t be further from the truth. Imbalance simply means that the material on the board isn’t equal.
It is always intriguing following the games of players like Petrosian and Topalov. They are well known for precise positional exchange sacrifice and a superb understanding of material imbalances. At the same time, ‘Material Imbalances’ is a difficult topic to grasp for most 1600-2000 rated-s.