Annotated Game 5 - D44: Semi-Slav Defense: Botvinnik Variation

May 24, 2010, 6:31 AM |


This game is taken from a recent tournament I played.

Time controls: 90min+30sec, after 40 moves 30min+30sec added.


Themes: Semi-Slav Botvinnik Variation, Exposed King, Mating Net, Knight Outpost, Deflection, Fork




His last queen move complicates my plan:















The game however continued:




Is black holding it together?
















Here is the complete game with the actual ending:



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