Subtleties of the Queen

Dec 24, 2010
22 min
Developing the queen early was always considered "naughty" by the chess greats of the past; however, it seems that in our modern day, materialistic, "computer-engine-evaluation driven" chess society -- anything goes. Not so fast, says GM Dejan Bojkov on this Christmas Eve. To stay on his "nice" list, the queen better watch out, she better not cry, and she better not develop too early... Why? Because the initiative will be coming to town and taking her down!