How To Improve Your Strategy: Sacrifices

Feb 12, 2015
15 min
Everyone knows you can sacrifice to checkmate the enemy king. But when is it good to give away material for just a strategic goal? FM Kostya Kavutskiy shows you exactly when it is profitable to sacrifice material, even if there is no immediately obvious tactical win. Sometimes a positional sacrifice leads to an even bigger tactical sac to unify the theme.