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White will trade pawns on d5 and work on dark squares in the center.
This is a good lecture on the dutch stonewall: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELQ7fNOxHBo
If white was smart enough to play 7 b3, then 8 Ba3 should have been within his reach. The strategic point is to exchange black's dark squares bishop.
First things first, that is to protect the f-pawn:
11. e3 Nd7 12. Nc3 N7f6 13. Nd2 and black has to exchange the knight or get a bad pawn structure.
On the black side is the move 8. ... f4 anti-thematic. Black plays f5 to put pressure on the field e4. Qc2 is in that perspective a normal move, because it focuses on e4 too.
Black could also play 7. ... Na6 8. Ba3 Nb4 9. Qd2 a5 or 7. ... Na6 8. Nc3 Bd7 to create counterplay on the c-line.
Nakamura is Japanese not American
by Ziryab a few minutes ago
Simple but often misplayed position
by Phriex 2 minutes ago
Does Karjakin even have a "puncher's chance"?
by fabelhaft 3 minutes ago
To the people who won't stop complaining about other people
by The-Great-Danton 12 minutes ago
I need an opening for white
by aidan0816 13 minutes ago
Pokemon Go OR Chess
by Live-The-Moment 22 minutes ago
white to play and win
by Arisktotle 23 minutes ago
Player who after one bad move stop playing and just let the clock run
by eduyka 26 minutes ago
Is 1....e6 a good and flexible move against 1.d4?
by SilentKnighte5 31 minutes ago
New Blindfold Chess Record!
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