How To: Take the initiative in a chess game to win

Take the initiative in a chess game to win

Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk teaches you how to... you guessed it, play a game of chess. This chess video tutorial will show you how to take the initiative in a chess game to win.

This chess problem is from the game Danielian vs Kosteniuk, in the European Team Championships, Crete (2007). Black plays and wins, but how? Try to find the winning chess continuation.

Wilhelm Steinitz once said, only the player with the initiative has the right to attack.

LEVEL: Intermediate
CATEGORY: Middle Game

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