PUZZLES

KS-Y
KS-Y
Jun 22, 2016, 4:56 PM |
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What are whites plan?
[a] Kiss their opponent
[b] Gain queenside space
[c] Win a pawn
[d] castle long and attack the kingside
[a] Up a piece
[b] Has better pawn structure
[c] Ahead in development
[d] More space

Where are some outposts for white?
[a] b6,d6
[b] d6,f6
[c] b6,b4
[d] b6,e4
[a] White wins, black draws
[b] Black wins, white loses
[c] White wins, black wins
[d] White draws, black draws
[e] White wins, black loses
ANSWER KEY
1. [c] Win a pawn. (Kiss your opponent? That's just gross.)
2. [d] More space
3. [b] d6, f6 (2 of the most common octopus outposts)
4. No wrong answer unless you picked the stupid [a]/[c].
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