Is there a name for completely "hanging" the piece on purpose, where only compensation is posing a g

Scarlet_Evans

Hello there!

I just played a Club game, from position, and happened to sacrifice both of my Bishops.

At some point I noticed that I can "win" a Rook, but my Queen can be trapped. After giving it more thought, I concluded that when my Queen will get trapped, I can "ignore" it and move my Bishop to attack opponent's Queen ( 19. Be3 ) - so if his Rook takes my Queen, I will take his with Bishop and on top of exchanging the Queens, I will be a Rook up, as I just won one.

So, instead of capturing my Queen, opponent had to accept my Bishop gift, as it was posing greater thread, for which I responded capturing the Knight (so I was still a Rook up) and few moves later I won the game.

Does such sacrifice move have some special name, so I could look for more games like this?

Here's the game

(not sure if I imported correctly, if not, then I will edit it or repost in next comment):

Strangemover

I guess I would call that a deflection sacrifice as you have deflected the queen from the b6 square in order to allow your Qxc6 keeping your extra material.

TroySmidtas

Yea called a blunder lolhappy.png

TroySmidtas

Heck you can hang pieces for a hole game with me I may even beat ya.

KeSetoKaiba

en prise is the term you are searching for I believe. It is where it looks like something hanging can simply be taken, but should not for some reason. This reason may be deflection, but not always. 

friedmelon

If you can't win something, that is called a hanging piece.

But you are trying to trade a piece

iusegambits
KeSetoKaiba wrote:

en prise is the term you are searching for I believe. It is where it looks like something hanging can simply be taken, but should not for some reason. This reason may be deflection, but not always. 

This sounds right and en prise is French so it sounds like on pree

 

Goram

counter-threat however your case looks like a blunder.

DeirdreSkye

Be3 is not a sacrifice , it's an exchange. You give the bishop to take the knight next move.

 

HourraPapa

No specific name. Just winning the game with your opponent's blunders. Well done, even it wasn't so hard to find. Always congratulations when you win.

KeSetoKaiba

Of course, I was not addressing this exact position (probably just a simple exchange); I was simply addressing the term the original poster may have been searching for. Hanging a piece/blunder is just that (even beginners know this term well), but en prise describes a calculated motif where a seemingly "hanging" whatever can't be taken without a price, usually mate threats or positionally winning more material than the en prise gives up.