To chop or not, that is the question. Moments of tension, or moments where you can capture (chop) in other words, are often an area of the game where players, without even realizing it, are giving an inch to his/her opponent. This topic is of a positional nature and focuses primarily on position types that are about equal, or with one side having a slight advantage. Sometimes it’s better to chop, and other times it’s better to maintain the tension. In covering this specific area of the game, I’m able to share a variety of positional ideas that can hopefully help a player better understand who benefits from a capture/recapture sequence, and spark one’s mind to think critically in these moments. This is video #28 from the “Beginner to Chess Master” playlist.
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