Techniques of Positional Play: Technique No. 5

Sep 2, 2014, 3:39 AM |

Techniques of Positonal Play
Technique No. 5
III. Capablanca's motif: immobilising the bishop

In the following example, keeping the black bishop in a cage works in a slightly different way: after a pawn sacrifice the latter is shunted on to a siding on a5; after that the Bb7 is also hemmed in by the pawn formation c4/d5/e4.