Traps, Tricks & Mistakes: Poisoned Pawn: To Take or Not To Take?

Many factors influence the success of a trap.

Some relate to the opponent, like his/her knowledge of the particular opening, mood, and concentration.

Others, like the piece configuration, determine when the trap will be successful.

Let’s take a look at the following move order:

Players looking for the effectiveness of traps, need to remember the right piece setups.

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