Jim West Talks Chess: Pirc Defense

NM JimWest
Jul 8, 2007, 8:08 AM |

Yesterday, in a game/45 event, I annihilated my opponent's Pirc Defense with a sharp kingside attack.  Black should have interpolated 8...dxe5 9.fxe5 before playing 9...Nb6.  He might also have considered playing ...Nb4 at some point to eliminate White's bishop on d3.