Opening training turns out to be useful, yet figuring out the middlegame is far extra very important. This e-book, a stronger variation of a Russian vintage, teaches novice chess gamers forty five tremendous potent abilities in a crystal-clear manner.
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14. 0-0 a6 15. a3 Qd8 sixteen. Rfd1 Ne4! 17. Nxe4 Bxe4 18. Qb4 g5 19. Bg3 Rxc1 20. Rxc1 Rc8 Black has controlled to change off the entire rooks, and then White has no virtue useful of the identify. 21. Rc3 Rxc3 22. Qxc3 Nf6, and the sport resulted in a draw. ▶ 18. three Antoshin–Averbakh Moscow (USSR Ch) 1955 due to his virtue in house White is somewhat extra lively, but when Black manages to replace all of the rooks at the c-file with no that dossier completing by way of falling into the fingers of the white queen he'll be out of probability. 15…Rfc8! sixteen. Bd3 Qd8! 17. Bxf5 exf5 18. Rxc8 Rxc8 19. Rc1 h6 20. Rc5 Be6 21. h4 b6 22. Rxc8 After 22. Rc1 Black can declare via 22… Rc7! ∆…Qc8 regulate of the open dossier. 22…Qxc8 23. Ne1 Bd7 24. b3 ½-½ the next instance leads through the Smyslov formation to the secondary subject ‘the fight for the a-file’: ▶ 18. four Glyanets–Tobyas Prague 1989 right here Black has already accomplished the Smyslov set-up. may still the sport now proceed – because it actually did – b2-b4 through an trade on b3, he's ready for the conflict for the a- in addition to for the c-file. however, White is healthier as a result of the bishop pair and the passive Bf8, however the drawback is bearable. 25. b4 axb3 26. axb3 Rxa1 27. Rxa1 Ra8 with no the Smyslov set-up, this selection wouldn't be on hand to Black. 28. Rb1?! He could have extra probabilities after 28. Rxa8 Qxa8 29. b4, e. g. 29…Qa1+ 30. Kh2 Qb1 31. Bc3 f6 (31…Nxe4? 32. Bd3) 32. Be2, and White might preserve a definite virtue. 28…f5!? 28…Ra2!?. 29. exf5 gxf5 30. b4 30. Qf3 Qf6∞. 30…Ne4 31. Be1 Qf6 A place with probabilities for each side. an enormous position is performed by way of the truth that Black – due to the Smyslov set-up! – is in entire regulate of the a-file. ▶ 18. five Bilek–Geller Sousse (Interzonal match) 1967 White plans Bb2-c3 after which b3-b4, on the way to strength the hole of the a-file after …axb4 (the strikes …a5-a4 or …b7-b6 may bring about pawn weaknesses) and to head directly to take ownership of the acknowledged dossier. With the black queen on d8, then Rxa8 Qxa8, Rf1-a1 will be performed, while with the queen on c7 or b6 doubling with Ra2 after which Rfa1 is an alternative. yet Geller reveals the way to thwart his opponent’s intentions. 11…Qb6! 12. Bc3 Rfc8! thirteen. Rfe1 Qd8! once more, the Smyslov set-up! Now Black’s notion turns into transparent – the rooks are despatched into conflict for the dossier while the queen is still occupied within the history. because of Geller’s clever foresight, White can now not overcome the a-file after b3-b4: 14. b4 axb4 15. axb4 Rxa1 sixteen. Rxa1 Ra8= and if 17. Ra4, then 17… b5! 18. Rxa8 Qxa8. 14. e4 Qf8= 15. a4 dxe4 sixteen. Nxe4 Nxe4 17. Rxe4 Bf5 18. Re3 Bf6 19. Qb2 Bxc3 20. Qxc3 Nc5 21. Ne5 right here a draw was once agreed. ▶ 18. 6 Panno–Karpov Madrid 1973 this instance is especially just like the former one. yet right here the a-file has already been opened and White is hoping to occupy it. have been it his movement he may after all alternate on a8 through Rf1 a1. yet the following too the Smyslov set-up involves Black’s aid. 13…Qb6! 14. Bc3 Rfc8! 15. Qb2 Bf8 sixteen. h3 Qd8= Now all 3 of Black’s significant items are enjoying the fight for the a-file, with the queen at the back of the rooks.
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