Pattern Recognition Part 3

Pattern Recognition Part 3

vaiuuii
vaiuuii
Jan 13, 2013, 1:43 AM |
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The third position is a middlegame with white to play: what are black's weaknesses and how can white exploit them? Try to come up with a plan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 
 
The analysis of yesterday's endgame.

The main themes here are Zwischenzug and Zugzwang, king activity and using a passed pawn as a decoy for the king to penetrate on the other side of the board.