Playing for strong squares

Mar 22, 2016, 8:32 PM |

Sacrificing material is one of the cool things in chess.

One can sac for a kingside attack, or sac a piece to win the queen, or ... sac for positional chess, for example to play against a mangled pawn structure.

Here's a fresh example of such a positional pawn sac.

After the game it became clear that I could have played better, but I want to share the ideas, rather than just moves.

Playing for the strong squares b6 and c5 in this game.