960 King's Gambit-like knight sacrifice

960 King's Gambit-like knight sacrifice

friscodelrosario
friscodelrosario
Aug 10, 2015, 10:34 AM |
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The first positional aim in the King's Gambit is to deflect the black e-pawn so White can play d2-d4 with center advantage. The second is to remove the black pawn from f4 because it obstructs White's pieces — sometimes a piece sacrifice is needed to meet that positional goal.