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Beating the French Defence in 18 moves

00bil
Jun 25, 2013, 11:33 AM 0

Although my opponent is rated ~150 higher I wasn't convinced by this line in the French. I don't see the point in 3...c6, I think it just wastes time. I'd normally play the immediate c5. The only serious mistake I think black made was 16...Nxg3, allowing 17 Rxg3 and an unstoppable kingside attack for white. OK black has a cramped position but white has no real threat until Nxg3


 

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