A typical pawn sacrifice
In this show I look at the game M. Carlsen vs A. Firouzja, which features the d5 exd5 e5 positional pawn sacrifice. By examining Polugayevsky-Tal USSR Ch. 1969 and Carlsen-Giri 2020, I chart the evolution of this pawn sacrifice (in similar positions).
And here’s another mate in two problem. White to play and mate in 2. Motto: “Vive la bagatelle”.
Daniel King is the prolific author of the Power Play series which numbers 28 volumes to date. The Tactic Turbo for the King’s Gambit is the subject of his most recent DVD.
Here’s a teaser:
Daniel King presents 50 puzzle positions in video format, all arising from the King’s Gambit. They feature typical tactics from the opening, so this is a great way of becoming familiar with the tricks and traps that you can set your opponent.