This is a last roung game I played against a very talented Greek youngster. (yesterday!).
White came out of the opening (a Modern Benoni) with a clear positional advantange.
However, after my bitter experience a couple of rounds earlier (where I... | Read More
This is a well-known Sicilian Kan tabiya, with over 100 master games played from it. I happened to meet it in a correspondence game a few months ago, and I was quite puzzled about the way white should handle it.
Question no.1: How do you evaluat... | Read More
Actually I do not think this is a well played game, by either side (my opponent is an ICCF IM).
I will probably not repeat 9...Qd7 again. While I would be very happy to see the established line (where white stands badly) my opponent played the ve... | Read More