November 30, 2020
Tactics 101: The Incredible Intermezzo (a.k.a. Zwischenzug)
This entry is part 12 of 11 in the series Tactics

KEY TAKEAWAYS Intermezzo, or zwischenzug,  means an “in-between” move. Usually an in-between check – after the opponent is forced to get out of check, you resume your original plan. Effectively using the intermezzo is the highest signs of chess mastery. “For me art and chess are closely related, both are forms in which the self […]

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