When to Trade Pieces 5: To Control Key Squares!

Feb 6, 2012
29 min
Before delivering the amazing answer to the homework he assigned in Part 4, GM Bojkov lectures on the idea of trading off your opponent's pieces in order to clear squares for your own pieces. Trading off a key bishop to free a diagonal for your own, trading off your opponent's "majors" in order to gain access to open files, and eventually the 7th rank, are just a couple of the key pointers.