Stonewall Dutch: A nice counter to the f3-e4 push idea!

Dec 8, 2012, 8:47 AM |

A while ago, I blogged about a miniature game played by Carlos Torre against Ernst Gruenfeld in the Stonewall Dutch. Here it is again, reposted:

A nice game, particularly as it features a very typical plan from White players against the Stonewall: play f3 and/or e4 and open the centre, which can be very difficult to meet for Black.

So, I was playing a correspondence game recently where the same type of position occurred. And I was able to use my knowledge of the game to win, in almost miniature fashion, myself! Here is my effort:

Thanks for reading!