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To all those waiting for my Smith Morra 'refutation'... don't worry, it's coming :).
In the meantime! A thematic blitz game I recently played (with annotations) in the Grand Prix attack. I know a lot of Sicilian players who have trouble with this line and so, without getting into a theoretical discussion, I have provided a three step solution to the problem of the Grand Prix. You're welcome :)
nice tactic at the end and a really instructive game thanks
Quick and to the point. Thanks.
It should also be noted that maintaining control of the f5 square is rather useful... White needs a pawn there if he ever plans on mating black. You'll notice that by move 11 when I played ... b5, that I have 5 (!) bits controlling that irritating f5 square.
Just a heads up.
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Taking Out The Trash - Intro
Taking Out The Trash - Part 1 - The Budapest Gambit
Taking Out The Trash - Part 2 - The Elephant Gambit
Taking Out The Trash - Part 3 - The Smith-Morra Gambit
Taking Out The Trash - Part 4 - The Blackmar-Deimer Gambit
Taking Out The Trash - Part 5 - The Englund Gambit
Taking Out The Trash - Part 6 - The Latvian Gambit
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