Shankland Teaches the Najdorf: 6.Bg5

Jun 19, 2009
32 min
IM Shankland continues his Najdorf series with a first look at 6.Bg5. This is one of white's most aggressive lines, a long-standing battleground where the Nd5 sacrifice to open the e-file became famous. But amidst all the mind-boggling attacking variations, Sam guides the viewer to a set of sound positional ideas which black can use to achieve a good game.