When to Trade Pieces 3: Advanced Simplification!

Jan 19, 2012
22 min
Perhaps the most critical element of knowing when to simplify, the recognition of a sidelined enemy piece, is once again on display in today's video lecture. The follow up plan of trading off all the other pieces in order to exploit the out of play" weak piece is the key element here. Former World Champ Kasparov leads us off, and we end with an instructive and fun puzzle!