Positional Exchange Sacrifice

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1


    Have anyone tried the daring positional exchange sacrifice in their online games? I saw this powerful technique in GM games and they are subtly beautiful. Please post your personal games featuring positional exchange sacrifice.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #2



  • 3 years ago · Quote · #3


    What is a positional exchange sacrifice?  Giving up space for a long distance mate or better position in a few moves?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #4


    No, it is giving up a rook for a piece (deliberately losing "the exchange") in order to gain a positional advantage.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #6


    Looks like none below masters level would try positional exchange sacrifice. This is one of my favorite game Kasparov - Shirov 1994

    17. RxNb7! What a daring sacrifice!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #7


    Sacrificed my knight to go on the attack, which proved to be fruitful.  Was also okay with droppng the rook.  =)  I hope this qualifies.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #8


    McKornKid, it's not positional exchange sacrifice but it's very daring. You got chess guts Cool.

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