New PDF release: A killer chess opening repertoire

By Aaron Summerscale

ISBN-10: 1857445198

ISBN-13: 9781857445190

Bored with the usual openings? apprehensive approximately having to profit an excessive amount of idea? Then this e-book will come as a godsend. Aaron Summerscale provides a suite of incredibly risky beginning guns for White. each one prompt line relies on a high-quality positional beginning, but additionally offers long term (and short-term!) attacking probabilities. the diversities will not be simply effortless to profit and play, yet in addition they set Black advanced problems.

* A queen's pawn repertoire in line with speedy piece development
* finds many deadly attacking rules and traps
* positive factors the mythical '150' and Barry Attacks

For this re-creation, the publishers enlisted assistance from hotshot commencing author Sverre Johnsen, who has up-to-date the assurance the place worthy, whereas protecting the spirit, attraction and goals of Summerscale's unique paintings. The killer repertoire is still effortless to profit, and is now extra risky than ever!

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It would be wrong to play 21. Bc3, because after 22. Bxc3 Qxe2+ 23. Kg1 Re3 White will have the answer 24. Nf4!. When the win seems to be near, be especially alert for possible counterplay from your opponent! Diagram 36 22. Re1 Qf6+ 23. Nf2 If 23. Bf4 then 23. Re4 and White is completely tied up—for example, 24. Bf3 Rxe1+ 25. Kxe1 Qc3+ 26. Ke2 Re8+ 27. Be3 Qc2+, or 24. Bd1 Rxe1+ 25. Kxe1 Re8+ 26. Kf1 Bc4, etc. Other answers for White are even worse. 23. 24. Qg3 Bd4 Hopeless for White would be 24.

Qxc7 11. Nxd5 Diagram 42 It seems that the situation has changed. If Black now plays 11. Qd7 White has the strong answer 12. Rd1! with the main threat 13. , so that Black cannot respond with either 12. e6 or 12. Kf8. But instead Black has the simple developing move 12. Nc6 defending against this threat. How can we evaluate this position? While we may not be able to find much noticeable improvement in the placement of White’s forces, Black’s position became less harmonious — the queen on d7 is not well placed because it blocks the bishop.

By pinning the knight, White prevents Black from castling into safety, and keeps the Black king in the “danger zone” in the center of the board. 14. f6 Black prepares an exit on f7 for his king, since he cannot castle. 15. Qe2 Qd7 The Black queen not only had to protect the knight, but also had to cover the b5-square. 16. Rc1 The second rook also occupies an important file. 16. c6? This overly optimistic move is probably a decisive mistake. Instead 16. Kf7 was more logical, to connect the rooks and eventually to bring his king to safety.

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