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By Lasha Janjgava, Graham Burgess

Each chess-player wishes a competent safety opposed to the Queen's Pawn starting. the elemental query is whether or not to move all-out for counterplay, which can contain loads of probability, or to undertake a extra stable, classical method, and primary rigorously neutralize White's iniative. This e-book exhibits the opportunity of the latter process. by means of protecting the Queen's Gambit Declined, Black places a company road-block within the means of White's pursuits. If as frequently occurs while confronted via a robust protection, White turns into careless or impatient, Black is able to escape and grab the initiative. Janjgava additionally exhibits how White's extra hyper-modern Catalan remedy could be met with the similar process, and explains how, as soon as Black has equalized, he can unbalance the location, and play for a win.

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By Lasha Janjgava, Graham Burgess

Each chess-player wishes a competent safety opposed to the Queen's Pawn starting. the elemental query is whether or not to move all-out for counterplay, which can contain loads of probability, or to undertake a extra stable, classical method, and primary rigorously neutralize White's iniative. This e-book exhibits the opportunity of the latter process. by means of protecting the Queen's Gambit Declined, Black places a company road-block within the means of White's pursuits. If as frequently occurs while confronted via a robust protection, White turns into careless or impatient, Black is able to escape and grab the initiative. Janjgava additionally exhibits how White's extra hyper-modern Catalan remedy could be met with the similar process, and explains how, as soon as Black has equalized, he can unbalance the location, and play for a win.

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D) Fully possible is 9 a3!? ixe7 {ll h4!? td3 lLlhf6 13 �e2 ;1; Capablanca­ Ragozin. id3 g6 13 lDe2 e5 14 dxe5 lDxe5 15 lbxe5 'ir'xeS 16 'iic3 ;1; Andersson­ Arlandi, Rome 1985) and here: dl) Very interesting is 10 cxd5!? ixd5 cxdS 15lDc3 'ii'd6 16 'ii'b3 ± Yusupov-Van der Sterren, Amster­ dam 1982) 11 dxe6 fxe6 12 lDxg5 lDb6°o. Dg3lDf8 18lDe5 f6! = Alekhine-Capablanca. Buenos Ai­ res Weh (14) 1927. ic7 'iWa7 =+= Vuko­ vic-Kmoch, Debrecen 1925. a2 eS 14 0-0 (14 dxc5 lDxcS IS 0-0 'it'd3! ib7 17 0-0 (17lLldxbS 'ii'c6 18 lLxi4 'ii'xg2 +j 17...

22 'i'xh6? { 22 tiJxg6? tiJg7 } 22. . gS) 1 6... tLlfS 17 nxe8 (17 'it'b3 ! 83 tLle6 1 8 l:tcdl ;1;) 1 7 . . e6 1 9 dS cxdS 20 tLlxdS 1Wd8 2 1 'i:Wb3 ':b8 2 2 a4 b 6 2 3 ':d l ltb7 24 l:td2 lId7 = Paunovic-Abramovi6, Yu­ goslavia 1 988. b3 (D) B 14... l:te8 Also possible is 14 . . h7 ! (alternatively, 1 7 ... a2 tLld7 2 1 l:te3 tLlf6 22 'ii'd I ! bS 23 d5 ! cxd5 24 tLlxdS l:tb8 2S tLle7 ! , Browne-Barsov, Windsor 1 99 1 , 2S . . ic4 !? a8 ! fS = (analysis). b) 16 a3 lIe8 ( 1 6 ... �d7 ?

Ixe6 tLlxe6 2 1 :'d7 J:led8 22 l:tcd3 l:txd7 23 :'xd7 lbcs 24 lIc7 tLle6 with equality, Adamski-Cvitan, Valjevo 1 984. b32) IS . xdS tLlc7 = Smejkal-Andersson, Reggio Emilia 1 985/6) 16 . ixd5 :'c8 2 1 'ii' b 3 1/2-112 Ribli-Kar­ pov, London 1 984. tiJb6 Other continuations have been tried in practice: 5 �g5 h6 6 Lf6 a) 13 . . b3 (a cunning move, clearing the c-file and preparing tiJd5; if immediately 14 tiJd5 then 14 ... xb3 l:tac8 = Tukmakov-Abramovic, Bor 1 983) 1 4 ... cxd4 ( 1 4 . . b6?

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