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Nominal and Absolute Power of the Pieces 2

Sep 20, 2010
26 min
12110 Views
In today's lecture, Grandmaster Dejan Bojkov brings us the second installment in his video series about the "actual" value of the chess pieces. Here we see several incredible examples of when large material deficits are made up for by activity, threats, and practical pressure. One can achieve this by attacking, and also by trapping the opponent's pieces. Seeing beyond the "point values" and understanding the game as a whole is critical for every chess player!