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Jg3 ll he8 15 lt: Jh5 with an initiative for White in Gorelov-Lukin, Telavi 1 Jb5 i. Play might continue 1 3 lt: Jge4 lt: Jxe4 14 lt: Jxe4 i. The text is the move which makes life less pleasant for Black.
The withdrawal of the bishop to e7 would lead to the positions of the variation 5. This forces B lack to make up his mind concerning the fate of the bishop on g4. If it travels back along the h3-c8 diagonal then White will play 12 lbe5 , while if I I. This is the critical position of the variation.
Once again White has achieved the bishop pair in the open position which must surely favour his chances. Play might continue 1 2. Reykjavik For 3. This move equalises. Wijk aan Zee 1 Instead 4 d5 gave Black a good game after 4. This counterattack has not been sufficiently prepared.
White can play e4. Yaroslavl Otborochnii 1 But White can play 6 b3!? An important decision which forces an endgame with better chances for Wh ite. There are three replies for White: A 4 d5 B 4 e3 4 e4 transposes into variation B of Chapter 3.
But Black has adequate means at his disposal to achieve equality. A recent example is 1 2. Montpelier White does not try to refute 3. Indonesia This is the continuation which brings independent significance to 4 e3. After the forced exchanges 9. Telavi 1 Weaker is But Black can play Now White can play 10 i.
Black intends to try and hold on to his pawn on c4 by playing. Black is best advised to accept the transposition. Czechoslovakia 1 As in many other systems we have been examining. White can choose t o advance his e-pawn one square or two. Nevertheless it is fully pl a yable for White. The loss of time involved allows White to build a strong initiative.
Chelyabinsk 1 Other continuations are less frequently encountered: Vd7 and White loses a piece. Vg6 and after the material has been regained Black obtains an excellent game.. Tuzla 1 98 1. Jajce It is not easy to win back the pawn on c4. B 4 e4 54 54 B White tries to establish his position in the centre and only then to regain h is pawn. It prevents. Chel- yabinsk 1 Moscow 1. According to Speelman. Leningrad 1 9 Speelman-Ti mman. White has two major plans at h is disposal.
At the same time Black "threatens" to play. Black m ight try to strike at the centre with 6. By playing it at his third turn Black hopes to fo rce White to disclose his plans early in the game.
London 1 9 A sharper lLlc6 6 e4 i. Erevan Z 1 White secured a clear advantage after Erevan z He already threatens to advance to e5. I f the moves lLlc3 and lt: At the same time.
Irkutsk 1 Black is already pressuring the pawn on e4. White has the more active pieces and a lead in development. World Corres Ch 1 Play might continue 8. So he just winds up trailing in development. An interesting attempt to create some counterplay. Jbd5 1 6 ll: H is chances are clearly preferable. H aving secured his dominating position in the cen tre of the board White initiates an attack on the kingside.
White has a definite advantage in the centre. Jf6 i. Now it is difficult for Black to organise his queenside development. Jfd7 12 ll: Jc4 i. H ybi-Ericson.
White's advantages are the more i mportant. A playable alternative is 9 ll: Jbd2 ll: Jbd2 i. There are fou r methods which are commonly seen: If White wishes to develop the c l -bishop at f4.
To this end he usually chooses 7 a4. White must use h is in itiative to pound at the weaknesses in this triangle. We discuss 4. If Black tries t o prevent this with 9.
Odessa and now by playing 17 ltJxa6 ltJxe6 18 ab W hite obtained a clear advantage.
Black cannot create sufficient counterplay: B 7 ltJ b4 This is a very recent approach. The material which follows was compiled by the translator. British Ch 1 The text move concedes the light-square weaknesses in Black's forecourt. White sacrifices a pawn. Black may be able to consolidate with France v Bulgaria Jd5 7 a4 Th is move was introduced in the game Kouatly-Radulov. Athens Open All this had been seen before. Thessaloniki 01 White is down a whole rook. Black has an extra pawn but it is unlikely that he will be able to keep it.
The critical reply would seem to be Vxd3 'tlt'f5. Jb4 11 lia3 li: Jc2 12 li: J h4 White can continue to shuttle his rook up and down the a-file until Black agrees to a draw. In this position Nikolic points out that 20 i. We follow that game with notes after Kouatly in Jnformator White cannot take the rook because of 1 5.
A sharp way of maintaining the initiative. Rostock 1 If White supports the e6 square. B ut the weaknesses at f7 and d5 a llo w White to develop a strong I n itiative. Groningen 1 Tuzla 1. But things do not turn out quite so well after 16 fg! Dutch Ch After 14 i. East Germany 1 Black has captured the pawn on e6 but he is lagging well behind in development. In order to convert his lead in time into a win White must first of all eliminate the bishop on b7.
Jd5 7 a4 White has overrun the b5 square and Black faces a difficult defensive task. Jb6 20 i. Jc6 1 8 't! Jxd7 22 II. Sochi 1 98 1. Bugojno 1 he can bu ild a winni ng attack. White could have launched an i m mediate attack on the e6-square instead: Jg2 'ti'b7 1 5 d5! Jf4 'ti'xb5 it is not clear how White can improve his position. Jh4 i. Jg5 i. White can put paid to Black's plans.. J d 7 was seen in the recent game Chekhov-R.
Yf3 b4 1 8. The correct manner of defence was demonstrated by Black in the game Nemet-Hort. Jd5 7 a4 T h e unfortunate position o f the Black k ing allows White to begin a direct attack. A sharper alternative is 1 4 e6!? Jg 5 15 lLle5 lLlxe5 Loginov- This is another way to try to erect a defence in the centre.
Yxg5 20 't! Lugano J h 4 looks logical.. Hungary Thessaloniki 01 I Jxf3 f6 2 1 d5 with advantage to White. Ehlvest-Chek hov. Jxe6 'i! W hite maintains the initiative. By threatening I 7 e6! Jd8 1 9 lt: J xe6 lt: Jxe6 20 llxe6 'i! For the evaluation of 14 e6 it is i mportant to find a good reply to 1 5. White came out of the opening with a significant edge after 1 1. In the ga me Hausner. The threat is 8 1Wf3.
K ishniev Jc6 W hite can play I 2 ti: J xd5 'i! Jc3 a6 5 e4b5 6e5 ti: Jd5 7 ti: Jg5 initiative for White. Beltsi I Jxf7 llg8 I 5 lld i t I 3 'ti'f4! J xd5 ed 10 a3 ti: Jc6 I I.
Jd8 Kluge r-Hennings. White's superior development. Kraljevo White plays 6 i. An accurate move. Niksic 1 White got a definite advantage after 1 4. But Black has no weaknesses in the position and if he can exchange pieces comfortably White will not be able to demonstrate any real advantage.
More precise is 1 4. London 1 Black erects a barrier against the possibility of a kingside fianchetto by White. There are a number of alternatives for B lack: After 5 'i!
In this case Black allows e4. The most relevant continuation. White has a strong position in the centre. Budapest 1 Velden 1 Mar del Plata 1 Baden Baden 1 98 1. White has com pleted his development and is ready to strive for the initiative in the centre and on the queenside with. This logical plan was played in Smyslov-H i.. White obtained a lasting initiative in Gheorghiu-Bastian. The problem-like move 9.
Against So after 8 i. White places the e4 and d5 squares under his control. Ve2 White regroups his forces. Stary Smokovec 1 9 74 7 de not 7 d Other continuations have been tried: USSR 1 8 'Wxc4 8. Rostov-on-Don 1 9 8 1. An alternative is 10 't! White plays along the lines of the Bogoljubow-Alekhine game. New York 1 Jxc3 1 2 't! Vxc4 e5!? Black attempts to play against the pawn on d4. White can play 7 'Wc2.
B 4 86 w lLlc6 86 This is an active continuation. White could still lay claim to a large advantage.: The text move hides a subtle trick: A ndersson-K orch noi. Botvinn ik-Petrosian. USA Ch 1 Yugoslavian Ch 1 Montilla 1 Alburt suggests 1 4. More precise is 7. England 1 White can. There is only one variation with independent significance.
Til burg Andersson-Tim man. On 8 d 5 play might continue 8. Leningrad I Kiev I B lack has great difficulties with his king which is stranded in the centre. Yugoslavia I Thus the immediate 6 'Wb3 cedes the initiative after 6. Vc2 'i! S hould White choose wisely to decline the pawn sacrifice with 8 lLlc3 lLlb6 9 i.
The weakness of the light squares on the Black queenside will not be easily exploited by his opponent. By playing h3 immediately White creates the possibility. US SR 1 Amsterdam 1 Vc7 Va6 lLlxc3 1 6 be f5 when Blac k has good attacking chances. Vxb7 c5! Here White can choose between 7 i c3.
The less direct 8 is dealt with under the move order 7 Jfd7 1 2 'tifxb7 li: Jxe5 1 3 'ti'xa8 li: It gives White the opportunity to i mplement his central strategy of e4 right away. Someti mes 9. European Club Cup 1. AI 7 8 a6 g4 This is the direct method of eliminating the threat of. Jbd7 li: JeS Sometimes 9 li: Jh4 is played.
Black in turn adopts countermeasures. White intends to play an i mmediate e4. More solid is I 0 li: Jc6 8 li: Jc3 a6 9 i. This is the key position of S g In the event of I I.
Here two moves have been tried: All 11 g5 The point of this move is to drive the knight from the centre. After 1 4 f4 forced Black ca n play White has the bishop pair and a slight spatial advantage Another flawed attempt is Erevan Z 1 1 4. Ih4 19 f3 i. Tilburg 1 98 1. For example.. Yc7 1 6 't! Ife8 1 9 ltJe2 with a freer game for White.
Ie8 with a roughly level ga me. The exchange of a flank pawn for a central pawn is a tempting prospect. The flip side of the coin is that the time involved in these manoeuvres gives Black the chance to take action in the centre of the board with either 1 1.
Las Palmas IZ 1 Moscow 1 98 1. A playable alternative is 1 Or I t is important to note the fact that defending the rook on h 1 with the bishop allows White to deploy his queen in a position of great scope.. A12 11 i. Ib8 14 i. M ore passive is Ve4 with advantage to White. Jxd5 lt: White can exploit the opportunity to pin the black k night. The direct continuation Jxd5 1 7 lt: White began a decisive queenside attack.
Blac k tries to put pressure on d4 via. Vxd5 2 1. Ti m man-Ardiansyah. Hungarian Ch 1: Another idea here is to exploit the position of the queen on the c-file. A more solid approach. Play might continue 1 4. Bugojno 1 Vb6 1 4 Havana 1 9 Havana 1 Jc3 If White exchanges on c6. White stands better. It can go to d7 straightaway.
In either case the king's bishop will be developed Both Black and White have carried out their central strategies involving the advance of their e-. This requires a bit of preparation. No better is The only move which allows Black to fight for equality.
Je8 20 c4!?. Je3 13 fe! White has lost a pawn. Thessaloniki 1 98 1. Jxd4 li: If the suggested improvement at move 19 is correct.
This forces Black's reply. White can choose between action on the flank or trying to provoke a crisis in the centre. Jbd7 pawns. Jxe5 de 12 13 li: Jxe5 f4 i.. He threatens f5. Yugoslavia 1 98 1. The game is complicated with chances for both sides. Jxf6 20 i. Leningrad IZ 1 Je5 15 llad I with White applying. Jxc5 15 i. Mexico 1 1 4 i. A2 10 i.. An analogous defence works best against 11 i. J xd4 i. Delchev and S. So, being familiar with the latest trends in this opening, I was extremely curious to see how the authors managed to squeeze not just one, but two entire QGA repertoires into such a tiny book!
However, despite my initial scepticism, I have to admit that the guys have done a remarkable job, and that the book indeed offers complete coverage.
This is enabled by what I found to be a pleasant and intuitive structure. Each chapter is broken up into three parts: a wordy section on the key theme and ideas, a systematic but not overly heavy theory section, and finally some annotated games.
Nf3 Nf6 4. The authors also offer some interesting, though less rigorous, analysis on the topical 3. Nf3 a6!? And again, yes, all in less than pages! For the slightly stronger reader, I can attest that one can digest an entire repertoire from scratch and feel prepared to play 2…dxc4 over the board after, say, only four hours with this book.
However, to cram everything in to this mini-masterpiece, the authors had to cut a few corners here and there. I particularly like how the authors often employ explanations of general strategic themes in between detailing complex lines.
Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to study chess while providing the best possible chance to retain what has been learnt. Though transpositions are plentiful and play can begin with 1 Nf3 or 1 c4. Davies mentions that he has used the QGD in his own games, but only includes one of his own games in the book: a loss on the white side against Lputian from Yet of the seventy-two complete games, eight are wins for White; nineteen are drawn; and forty-five are wins for Black.
Black has some extra options because of this early capture, which we will explore here and in the next couple of games. Yet at club level it has been very noticeable to me that Black usually carries on his usual plan of development with …Be7 and …Nbd7.