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Help on a (somewhat) positional game


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1

    Villyer

    For me at least, this game felt a lot more positional that I was comfortable with and I would like some help trying to figure out how to improve my game.

    And I know that the queen's pawn opening is generally fairly positional, but I usually don't get into closed games with it. I guess I can attribute this to a low ranking, but since this is a system I want to continue using I wish to get better at the positional aspect.

    I attempted some annotation of my own, but it isn't all that good.

    Also I would like to note that up until move 35, I felt like the game was even, but then my opponent made a tactical error and then followed it by the fatal 44... Rg6.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #2

    AdamALonn

    Don't worry about rather Queens pawn is positional.  There are plenty of dynamic openings starting 1.d4.  I liked the pawn trade in the begining.  Once you traded those pawns many of the possible trickly lines involving the budapest gambit are gone.

    Here are a few improvements I think you could have played.

    5.Bf4

    11.b5 Na5 12.c4  You have 2 bishops here and should be trying to open up the position.


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