Pawn Storm

Pawn Storm

kenytiger
Dec 3, 2007, 12:00 AM |
11 | Amazing Games

When players castle on opposite sides it is a pretty good indication both are out for the kill. The issue is clear: Pawn storm vs Pawn storm; attack and counterattack. In the following game between Vasily Smyslov (photo) and Alexander Konstantinopolsky, White gets there first. He does so because he is a better tactician and also because Black's Pawn structure is more vulnerable.

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