Converting Extra Material

Jul 27, 2010
20 min
IM Sam Shankland is back on the "video making circuit"! This time, Sam describes the necessary approach and required tools of having good technique -- mainly, how to convert your material advantage. Our featured game reveals an example where Sam himself was on the defensive, struggling to hold the position against a higher rated and aggressive opponent. Did Sam's opponent "put him away" in accurate technical fashion, or did he allow Sam to hold on just long enough? Watch and find out...