Mastery: Attacking

How To Sacrifice Your Queen

How To Sacrifice Your Queen

Follow along with FM Mike Klein as he demonstrates the most famous and educational queen sacrifices of all time. See if you can keep up and find the best ways to sacrifice your own queen.

  • The Most Famous Queen Sac In History -- You Decide!

    What’s the most famous queen sacrifice ever? FM Mike Klein shows some of the most stunning and best-known queen sacrifices in history, but it’s up to you to decide!

    • 13 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Theoretical Queen Sacs In The Opening!

    When is it theoretically correct to sacrifice your queen early in the game? FM Mike Klein shows you six opening lines that allow — and sometimes require— you to give away your queen for a greater goal. Learn how to win even without a queen with superior minor pieces in this entertaining video,

    • 25 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Girl Overboard: Forcing Queen Sacs!

    FM Mike Klein is back with seven more spectacular queen sacrifices for you to enjoy. You won’t believe the creative ways the queens were sacrificed to win these brilliant attacking games. Prepare yourself for some nonstop chess fireworks in this entertaining video.

    • 22 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Queen Sacs For Blockades!

    What’s one way to make or break a blockade? Sacrificing your queen, of course. FM Mike Klein returns with his critically acclaimed queen sac series to show you how giving up the lady can help you create or destroy a crucial blockade.

    • 14 min
    • 5 challenges
  • World Championship Queen Sacs!

    Want to see some queen sacrifices from the best players in the world? Learn from some of the greatest players of all time and appreciate the beauty of this exciting tactic.

    • 16 min
    • 5 challenges
  • Best Queen Sacs Of The 2000s

    FM Mike Klein concludes his excellent queen sacrifice series with a look at the best queen sacs of the 21st century. You won’t want to miss these modern brilliancies, especially with the best checkmate of the entire series coming up in the video!

    • 12 min
    • 5 challenges
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