How to attack in chess? GM Simon Williams joins NM Ben Johnson to share his expert advice for a 15-minute masterclass. Simon is well-known in the chess world for his attacking style, and he’s the author of the hit Chessable course The art of attack in chess. https://www.chessable.com/the-art-of-attack-in-chess/course/24575/
When to attack and when not to? How to develop an attacking instinct? Simon looks at great attackers like Paul Morphy, Alexander Alekhine, Mikhail Tal, and Garry Kasparov to provide the best answers for beginners, intermediate and advanced players.
Simon’s top 3 advice to improve your attacking chess:
1. Position yourself before the attack (develop actively, target a weakness)
2. Bring your pieces into the attack against the king (outnumber the defenders)
3. Learn from great attacking players (study their games)
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