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By Lev Alburt

This ebook bargains a really slender starting repertoire, yet that is not inevitably a foul factor. i think that it is important to increase a extra particular repertoire and to turn into a professional in a single specific establishing, instead of spending giant quantities of time on diverse openings while one might serve simply wonderful. This e-book can be effortless to learn, with worthwhile "main strains" in daring print and big chess diagrams, after which "sidelines" in typical print and smaller diagrams. this can be the type of chess booklet you don't want a chess board to learn, that is lovely dang infrequent on the planet of chess books. I definetly reccomend this booklet.

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Then middlegame strategy revolves around playing to gain the two Bishops (by Na4 as White) or putting pressure on the Kingside with Bg5 while gaining a strong placement in the center with Nd5. Bc4 Bc5 Na5) or prevent the dangerous pin (with h6). d3 b6 17. dxc4 c5 49. Bd8 1-0 Anand-Ravisekhar, New Delhi 1986. Na4 (White goes for the two Bishops. Too defensive is 8. h3?! Qxe3 Nxc4 11. Bxf7!? Rxf4 Rxa3 25. h4 b5 38. Ra6 1-0 Rogers-Olarasu, Saint Vincent 2001. d3 Nxc4 8. O-O g6 18. Raf1 Rhf8 21. Rf5!

F5 e4! d4 e3! Bxf7+!?? Qh5! Santasiere Nd6! Qxe5+!? [simpler than 7. Qe7? Nd5! d4!? f6! Re6 11. Ba3! Qh7+ += Spence--Ackerman, Omaha 1958. Nf3 d6!? c3 += More analysis forthcoming. b4 This move is a good method of transposing to the Evans Gambit since it allows for some independent possibilities, some of which are quite favorable for White. If you like to play the Evans Gambit, this seems the most flexible way to do so from this position. f4?! Bxg1! b5!? g6! =+ (compare E1 above). Nf3 Nxe4? Nxe5+ Ke6 8.

Qa4 Ba6 12. Qh5+! Qe3 =, but not 10.... Qxg2? Qe5+! Qxc7 Nf6?! Qxg2 12. Re1 Bc4 19. Nc2 Rfa5 23. Bf6 Nd2 32. Kh2 Kf8 37. Be3 Nd5 41. Rg8+ 1-0 Narmontas-Petraitis, Radviliskis 1995. Nf3! Bxc3+ (8.... dxc3! Ne5! Ne7?! g6! Bxf7+!? a4! Bd7! Bg5 Be8 Harding) 13. Qxc7 Nc6 (If 17.... Rd6 1-0 Jensen-Zagorovski, Correspondence 1993-1995. Qe7! Bxf7+?! Qxf7 9. Qg5?! Ne2 Qxg2 12. Ba3?! g6?! (8... Nf6! Qd1! Qf6 10. Qxa5 cxd5 12. Bb3? Ne2 c2+ 13. Bd5 c6 20. Ke2 Kb8 0-1 Dublin-Glasgow, Correspondence 1874. Nf3!

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