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I am happy to bring another annotated and commented game to you, my fellow chess enthusiasts.
There is a gem of a principle or rule of thumb here to learn or follow.
I hope all the notes and comments are read using the tool since the important material I would hope to highlight is there, in the notes.
I have a blog lisitng all my postings, so can you track the blog and get notices of updates?
Thank you for all your postings with your comments on openings and games. You're really educative.
(I wish I had an alert popping up every time you post a new forum like this)
You can by tracking him.
Very instructive analysis as always!
You are right that lower rated players (myself included) often do not look deep enough into the possible lines, and as a result mis-evaluate the upcoming positions.
In the mainline blue variation starting with 14.Nxe6, after 17...b6 white has 18.Bg5, when he threatens Bxf6, the e4 pawn is restricting blacks knights, I think white is clearly better.
Instead of 27 d5, couldn't you play simply Re4 to win the Knight ?
@AngeloPardi if 27.Re4 then why not 27 ...Nf2?
@Nate In the blue line variation starting with 14.Nxe6, my problem with the whole line suggest by an engine is that it lacks the trumps, at the end of 17..b6, that the line chosen gives White in the actual game. The central mobile pawn majority and the greater space is, to me at least, a lot more significant trumps.
Nakamura is Japanese not American
by Stephenson2 4 minutes ago
To the people who won't stop complaining about other people
by the_johnjohn 5 minutes ago
Is 1....e6 a good and flexible move against 1.d4?
by TwoMove 5 minutes ago
erik and cc staff
by Stephenson2 9 minutes ago
Simple but often misplayed position
by Phriex 18 minutes ago
Does Karjakin even have a "puncher's chance"?
by fabelhaft 18 minutes ago
I need an opening for white
by aidan0816 28 minutes ago
Pokemon Go OR Chess
by Live-The-Moment 37 minutes ago
white to play and win
by Arisktotle 38 minutes ago
Player who after one bad move stop playing and just let the clock run
by eduyka 41 minutes ago
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