Defeating "Drawish" Players | Part 2: The Closed!

Apr 29, 2014
15 min
You want draw? No draw for you! FM Melekhina shows the way to combat another drawing technique: the player who wants to close the position. She manages to open several files, all of which expose the enemy king. We'd call that a complete refutation of White's play. She advises you to not be so obstinate and follow one plan in every position. If you do, you'd better hope you're not playing her!