Chess Strategy: Attack the Castled King!

Learn how to attack your opponent’s king with NM Dave Mohan! The chess strategy of attack is a tough one to master, but this short video sheds light on ways to think about developing an attack out of nothing.

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  1. Great video! Well explained and very helpful! Thank you!

  2. Nice vid! This is exactly why I distrust fianchetto positions. It's like having a giant "ATTACK HERE" sign on the king's door.

  3. keep up good work! "Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much", subs

  4. I love the energy National Master Dave Mohan!

  5. Good lesson on how to attack .Thanks for sharing.

  6. Great. Please do a full video on caro kann tartakower opening. Thanks!

  7. Great video! I was actually looking for king side attack ideas out of the caro kann, so this is too perfect! Your style is instructive and easy to understand. 3:20 looks very scary, but playing it out on my board at home, I’m not sure black has a decisive move. I think white can get out of it

  8. Nic (J Bruce Feynman Niccolo P. Bentulan) says:

    2:49 engine disagrees? until this is settled no offense but i have to dislike this video.

    4r1k1/pp3ppp/2pb1pn1/8/2PP4/1P3QPq/PB1N1P1P/R5K1 b – – 1 3

    i was thinking Nh4 actually and was pretty proud i got it right. however i checked engine and then

    1 – it says Bb4 is critical move.

    2 – furthermore, if you play Nh4, then gxh4 appears to be the only good move.

    3 – if you play Nh4 gxh4 Bxh2+, then it seems this is going to be a draw by repetition…furthermore you actually have no choice

    i think this video is good up to 2:49 but downhill from there (not necessarily all downhill though). this sounds like a good video if you want to play for a draw but that's not what this video seems to present. again, i have to dislike this video. no offense.

  9. Nic (J Bruce Feynman Niccolo P. Bentulan) says:

    3:50 wait again engine disagrees? Bf4 WORSENS black's position (but is still winning for black sooo…'less betters' the position. idk). the best move here is Qf5 according to engine. however, you are right about the response of gxeither(h4,f4)

  10. Nic (J Bruce Feynman Niccolo P. Bentulan) says:

    4:32 engine disagrees yet again!?!?!??!?! g5 is horrible: it turns a -7.1 into 0.0. the critical move for white is Ne4. what is going on? i am not a chess expert or anything. i am just some random person who happens to plug this game into an engine to double check the claims made

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