Attacking Strategies

There are various ways to bring forward an attack. First you have to build up the attack, and then you need to prosecute the attack against the enemy King.

Attack Preparation Strategies

Attacking build-up strategies include:

Direct King Attack

Attacking Strategies for use in a direct King attack include:

Attacking on the Queenside

Sometimes itís more effective to attack on the Queenside, and sometimes one player is attacking on the Kingside while the other is attacking on the Queenside. Some strategies include:

  • Opening queenside lines
  • Open Files for Rooks on the Queenside
  • Piece Outposts
  • Minority Attack
  • Queenside Majority