Trading Down

May 6, 2013, 6:55 PM |


  I'm a very fond player of though my rating is low I think I can give you a tip or maybe even more. My first tip is: in you game try to get one or more piece/point ahead the you should trade all you pieces down and you'll have an extra piece, in the diagram below I was playing a game at my chess school and I was 3 points ahead so I could have a very big advantge because it was the endgame.

Diagram (I'm Black)(a1 is on the top right corner):