December 7, 2020
Tactics 101: Devious Decoy Sacrifices – Baiting the Wins
This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series Tactics

KEY TAKEAWAYS Decoy sacrifices are so effective they result in almost insta-wins. There are two steps to the decoy sacrifice: 1] Lure piece onto square 2] Spring a tactic to win it, other material, or checkmate. Decoys are close relatives to deflections. The difference:  Decoy: Lure a piece onto a key square Deflection: Lure a […]

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