Breaking the pawn structure

IM attilaturzo
Oct 19, 2017, 2:44 AM |

In the last game of the tournament I played with hungarian international master Zoltan Nemeth, who is the publisher of the hungarian chess magazine Sakkvilag.


He played the Be3 line of the closed sicilian. I missed the move order and played e5 instead of waiting for him to play Nd1 first. 

Later I captured on f4 which allowed him to capture back with the knight and control my weak d5 square even more.

Later he created a weak pawn on e6 and got the pair of bishops.

I played actively and was able to equalize.

After exchanges all the pieces we played a long bishop endgame: