Pawns vs Pieces

Pawns vs Pieces

When can a group of pawns overpower the opposing pieces?

NM Elijah Logozar shows you how to evaluate a sacrifice and overwhelm your opponents.

  • When can pawns be more powerful than a knight or bishop?
  • How did GM Serper sacrifice every piece to win with his strong pawns?
  • When can a knight or bishop dominate several opposing pawns?
Pawns Overrun Carlsen's Position: Pawns vs Pieces

Pawns Overrun Carlsen's Position: Pawns vs Pieces

NM Elijah Logozar begins his series on piece sacrifices for pawns by demonstrating the long-term power of passed pawns in a game between GMs Tomi Nyback and Magnus Carlsen.
7 min
5 Challenges
Anand's Amazing Sacrifice: Pawns vs Pieces

Anand's Amazing Sacrifice: Pawns vs Pieces

NM Elijah Logozar is back to teach you when you can sacrifice pieces and overwhelm your opponent with pawns. His example today is from the 14th world champion, Vishy Anand!
7 min
5 Challenges
Pawns Assisting The Attack: Pawns vs Pieces

Pawns Assisting The Attack: Pawns vs Pieces

Promotion isn't just an endgame tactic. NM Elijah Logozar shares an amazing game where pawns help in a brilliant mating attack.
8 min
5 Challenges
Sacrificing Every Piece: Pawns vs Pieces

Sacrificing Every Piece: Pawns vs Pieces

Have you ever seen someone sacrifice every back-rank piece except for the king? GM Gregory Serper did it once. NM Elijah Logozar walks you through this amazing game.
9 min
5 Challenges
The Pieces Win: Pawns vs Pieces

The Pieces Win: Pawns vs Pieces

NM Elijah Logozar wraps up his course on sacrifices to demonstrate how the pieces can hold their own against a team of pawns.
7 min
5 Challenges

Pawns vs Pieces

Strategy
5 Lessons
38 Minutes
25 Challenges
Released March 1, 2022
2,160 Students