Putting Some Polish on the Politiken Cup

Sep 24, 2014
20 min
WGM Tatev Abrahamyan walks you through a fascinating attacking game she played in the Politiken Cup. Find out why WGM Abrahamyan chose an Italian Game over the more popular Ruy Lopez against her opponent’s e5 opening. Learn what she thinks about the various systems in this popular beginners’ opening, why she deviates from the usual Italian move order, and her advice on how to build a kingside attack in a closed center.