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The Deflection

The Deflection

DubiousDefeat
Dec 1, 2014, 5:42 PM 0
According to the Chess Tactics Guide, a deflection is "a cunning kind of decoy tactic used in the build-up to a main assault, where your opponent has a piece guarding a square or region of the Chess Board that would give you great attacking potential." 
Here is another link to a puzzle of a historic game:http://www.chess.com/news/weekly-chess-puzzle-8981
Use the deflection carefully, as it may cost you the game if you sacrifice a piece without calculating the best moves your opponent can make.
Here is a beautiful game:
http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1250673
Good luck with your chess!

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