I would like to share my 2 favorite Exchange Sacrifices (♖ for ♝/♞) games.
Lot of Club level player Believe they are simply rookdown.Which sometimes is correct, but not all the times.
Concepts of Exchange Sacrifices.They are 2 different type of Exchange sacrifices. 1.Attacking ideas 2.Defending Ideas
Attacking Exchange sacrifce:
Garry Kasparov played Rxc3 This is an attacking Exchange Sacrifice
Major Concepts for Attacking Exchange sacrifice
To destroy the opponent’s king shelter(as Garry did in above diagram)
Bishop Pair(see my game with Suresh)
Defending Exchange sacrifice
My favorite player Mikhail Botvinnik played this strong defending exchange sacrifice
Major Concepts for Defending Exchange sacrifice
To close an open file
When it is strong pieces than our Rook
Tarun vs Suresh 1-0 The above game played against Mr. Suresh Duvvala who is leading this week ATC session was winning because I had too many pawns, the below Example is more interesting and worth investigating.
Ferdowsi Cup Top Board going to be interesting today. Trisha Playing on top board, it’s a pride moment for Ireland. Trisha who started her chess at Curragh Club, Kildare heading to hit 2000 ELO points at Ferdoswi Cup.
Trisha never had major upsets, her rating increased with slow and steady. She surpassed her elder brother rating who is also her coach. Trisha is unbeaten so far in this tournament still 3 more rounds to go. Ferdowsi Cup Top Board in A category is crucial, as Grand Master battling against International Master to take a sole lead.
Ferdowsi Cup Blitz FIDE rated tournament held yesterday as a part of this chess festival and the title clinched by Grand Master Amantov Farrukh. Top seeded Tajik, who always helps youngsters in analysing the games, and show a right path for Young chess players