In this book Grandmaster Mihai Suba examines material sacrifices for long term positional advantage in a wide variety of opening systems. Using annotated games Suba shows how to use positional sacrifices to seize a long term initiative at a small material cost. The final chapters of the book look at specific material sacrifices such as exchange sacrifices, minor piece sacrifices, queen sacrifices and endgame sacrifices.
In chess, sacrificing material is the most dramatic way to try to gain an advantage. Such sacrifices are often a mystery to average players, but acclaimed author and Grandmaster Mihai Suba explains the secrets of this entertaining technique.
Mihai Suba is a Romanian GM whose previous book, Dynamic Chess Strategy, was highly acclaimed by the critics.
Published 2012, softback, 373 pages.View sample pages (pdf)