Philadelphia Open Round 2. Friedman vs Holt.
We continue to follow the progress of Conrad Holt in the Philadelphia Open as he hunts for a norm. After a milquetoast first round, Holt turned in a solid performance with the the Black pieces. The 5...Bf5 line in the Slav got Holt easy equality, and then down the stretch, though the R+N position was equal, his opponent was just not up to the task. Consider it a great example of how Rook + Minor piece positions separate masters.