December 1, 2020
Tactics 101: Deflections & Overloading
This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Tactics

KEY TAKEAWAYS Deflection: Lure a piece away from a key square or defensive task. Strike while it’s on vacation. Overloading: when one piece has too many defensive tasks, it can’t complete all of them. Deflections are similar to decoy sacrifices. The difference:  Decoy: Lure a piece onto a key square Deflection: Lure a piece away […]

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