Norway Chess R8: To exchange, or not to exchange?
Chess is a brutal game. After hours of struggling, clever thought and great moves it all often comes down to one critical moment, where the decision you make will determine whether your previous hard work will pay off, or go to waste.
One of the most common dilemmas is whether you should keep your pieces on the board, or not. Is it better for you to just proceed with your middle game, or could you actually benefit from going into an endgame? When deciding on this, it can be uttermost helpful to know about some common situations and their usual outcome.