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  • 3 years ago · Quote · #21


    Heh, Be2 is as far as I knew this line, seems everyone else knows it to move 10.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #22


    Whob is prfectly correct...!!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #23


    I love defending this as black\

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #24


    wow ok christian kudos on that one... it would have totally taken me off guard. your right that Bf1 is totally counter intuitive carlsen threw it out there once. I will have to mention this for kids. Its a great surprise weapon

    This game seems to be a prepared line by a serious GM.. the position is crazy though. I left in The notes by GM Vallejo Pons

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #25


    great games tony, Ive never seen those. I really like b5, and ever since I made it a part of my rep I wasnt afraid of ng5, i actually look forward to it now :)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #26


    TMIMITW wrote:

    Don't put yourself in that position!

    What do you mean, its perfectly fine for Black!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #27


    By the way, it's black to move.  My bad.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #28


    I've never faced that b5 line before.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #29


    unless Bf1 is playeds, it seizes the initiative

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #30


    well it seems that after ..b5 unless white plays Bf1 black gains the bishop pair in an open position after ....Nd4. Its a nice idea.... The one game I found and posted where white wins is a bit tricky and took a GM with solid technique to pull it off so not 100% convinced.

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