By Zenon Franco
Excellent protective approach is a trademark of all nice chess-players. With a number of deft counterstrokes, they not just deflect what appeared like an overpowering offensive, but in addition reveal the darker facet in their opponent's build-up. is that this sheer black magic, or are those talents that standard avid gamers can advance? whereas a few of the key shielding talents keep on with well-established rules, glossy avid gamers best friend this with an appreciation of chess dynamics that could be a bargain extra sophisticated. Zenon Franco presents a wide-ranging path in tips on how to deal with tough positions, looking not just to carry them jointly yet to move at the counteroffensive, exploiting to the total the commitments and concessions the opponent has made to release his assault. The equipment he advocates are various: usually a countersacrifice is the main, whereas simplification may also hired as a subtler, yet both lethal weapon. Chapters comprise: * Lasker, the grasp of Defence and Counterattack * Refuting untimely assaults * combating Blow via Blow * Regrouping * Prophylactic considering * Simplification
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Nc3 d5 3. e4 dxe4 4. Bf4!? This new continuation looks quite promising. e6?! For 4 ... g6 see the next game. In our opinion Black should try 4 ... Nf6, and if 5. f3 exf3 6. Nxf3 e6 7. Bc4 Bd6 8. Qd2 0-0 9. 0-0 c6, as in Gelfand-P. Nikolic, Munich 1994, or if 5. Bc4 c6, followed by Nbd7-Nb6. Nf6 5. f3!? 6. 7. S. 30 fxe4 Bc4 Nge2 fxe4 Bb4 0-0 0-0 Nxc3 Bxc3 Nd5? Overlooking White's tactical possibility. Black should play 10... c6, intending 11 ... Qe7 and 12 ... Nbd7. 11. 12. Meszaros,G-Weteschnik,M Kecskemet 1994 4.
13. Ngf3 d6 14. 0-0 h5 15. e4 Be7 16. Qg3! g5? Black's last chance was 16 ... According to ECO, after 3... Bg7 Qa5, but after 17. Bc2! White has (3 ... h6?? 5. ) 4. h5 d5 5. hxg6 a strong attacking position. hxg6 6. Rxh8 Bxh8 7. Bf4 White's 17. exf5 Bxf5? position is to be preferred. 4. h5! Nxh5? 5. Rxh5! gxh5 6. e4! d6? Not much better is 6... Bg7 7. Bc4 (7. ) d5 8. Ng5! dxc49. Qxh5t Kd7 10. Ne6! with advantage to White-Florian. 7. Ng5 e6 8. Qxh5t Kd7 18. 19. 20. 21. Be2! Nxg5t Qxa3 Rxb1 Bxe2 fxg5 Bxb1 1-0.
7. O-O?! Barcza recommends 7 ... =. S. Bd3 as 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. S. Nbd2 e3 h3! Bd3 Qe2 b6 Bb7 Be7 Nf6 d6 Nc6?! An alternative is 8 ... Ne4, but after 9. Rgl, followed by 0-0-0 43 Dutch Defense: New and Forgotten Ideas and g4, White's position looks 4. Bxe7 Qxe7 5. e3 Nf6 6. Nbd2 very promlSlng. b6=, but usually in practice Black 9. e4 fxe4 does not like to exchange the dark 10. Nxe4 Qd7 squared Bishop. 11. NfgS!? Nxd4? 4. e3 Maybe 11. Nd5!? Interesting is 4. Nbd2, with the idea if 4 ... Be7 then 5.