Angle play attack

  Difficulty: Intermediate   Keywords: MiddleGame, Shape, Tactics

Angle plays are one of the recognised attacking techniques (see for example Attack and Defence).

Angle play attack  

B1 is well-placed as an attack because it sits on a key point of eye shape. B3 is light play: it jumps away from trouble, and allows White a chance to wedge at c. The point of playing this way usually isn't to kill White, but to build in a useful direction.

Moved from angle play

Angle play attack last edited by CharlesMatthews on August 18, 2003 - 15:09
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