Attacking Chess: The Uncastled King

thumb22Happy New Year! We begin the new 2014 with a lesson on a topic that many beginner and intermediate players want to learn. How do we exploit an opponent’s king that is stranded in the middle? How do we punish the opponent for delaying his development and castling?

The truth is that these questions require a precise approach and good sequence if we want to be successful. The video lecture below provides a good advice and concise suggestions on what concepts you should keep in mind when you are attacking the opponent’s uncastled king. Enjoy!