By Fred Reinfeld
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Transparent, hassle-free consultant by way of famous specialist coaches readers via basics of attacking and positional play, in addition to how one can technique the endgame. the most important methods of assessing positions and selecting strikes are tested intensive; additionally, tips to focus on tricky positions and time-trouble. 384 diagrams.
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C6 7 c3 −when White has sidestepped the f7−f6 line of the next note. This was the way the Macieja−Ivanchuk game below began. cxd4 7 cxd4 f6 Black besieges White's centre head on... 34 XABCDEFGHY 8rsnlwqkvl-tr( 7zpp+n+-zpp' 6-+-+pzp-+& 5+-+pzP-+-% 4-+-zP-+-+$ 3+-+-+-+-# 2PzP-+NzPPzP" 1tR-vLQmKLsNR! and White counter attacks against the weakness created on e6. (Alternatively 8 f4 fxe5 9 fxe5 £h4+ XABCDEFGHY 8rsnl+kvl-tr( 7zpp+n+-zpp' 6-+-+p+-+& 5+-+pzP-+-% 4-+-zP-+-wq$ 3+-+-+-+-# 2PzP-+N+PzP" 1tR-vLQmKLsNR!
Instead 15 £xd4! £xd4? £a5+ 16 ¢e3 b6! Now Black will exchange bishops with Ba6 which will both expose the white king to attack and allow the weaknesses on the c file to be exploited. Lanc,A−Glek,I/Stare Mesto 1992. 12 £f4 XABCDEFGHY 8rsn-wqk+-tr( 7zpp+l+p+-' 6-+-+p+pzp& 5+-zppzP-+-% 4-+-zP-wQ-+$ 3+-zPL+N+-# 2P+PmK-zPPzP" 1tR-+-+-+R! xabcdefghy 12 ¦ab1 ¥c6 This is Black's optimum deployment of the bishop, but the drawback for an ambitious player is that it seems White can now force a draw. 52 XABCDEFGHY 8rsn-wqk+-tr( 7zpp+-+p+-' 6-+l+p+pzp& 5+-zppzP-+-% 4-+-zP-+Q+$ 3+-zPL+N+-# 2P+PmK-zPPzP" 1+R+-+-+R!
It is curious that Topalov deploys his pieces in an aggressive manner but then makes no attempt to attack. ¥a6 17 ¥xc5 ¤xc5 18 ¤g3 ¦fc8 19 ¦c1 a4 20 ¥xa6 ¦xa6 21 ¦hd1 Now White had to think purely about defence in Topalov−Morozevich/Sarajevo 1999. Alternatively 13 ¥xc5 is GM Apicella's pet system. ¤xc5 14 £d4 £c7 15 a3 White's plan unfolds. He takes a move to safeguard against b5−b4 and is now ready to attack on the kingside beginning with f4−f5. ¥d7 16 f5 ¦fc8!! This shows Gurevich's brilliant understanding of chess.