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40 Lessons for the Club Player: A Proven Course in All by Aleksander Kostyev PDF

By Aleksander Kostyev

A coaching path which covers all facets of chess utilizing Russian instructing equipment. this article concentrates at the demanding situations of functional play. it really is appropriate for the membership and/or event participant who has reached a undeniable typical and desires to enhance his or her video game.

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9 . . l"i:b8 (In case of: 9 . . cS 10 . ie3 ! c4? ) 12 . . �xc5 13 . ie3 'lWbS (After: 13 . . 'lWhS ? 14 . if4 ! c4 'lWhS (14 . . 'lWxb2? l"i:db1+-) 1S . ia7! l"i:b7 (In case of: 1S . . l"i:a8? �e4! 'lWc6 eS 19 . ic3;l;. 8. 0 - 0 tOe7 After 8 ... c4 ! dSt. c4;l; Ascic - Ilic, Pula 1992. Black managed somehow to develop his light-squared bishop indeed, but he lost plenty of time for that and he fell behind in development considerably. d4 d5 3. lt'l c3 dxe4 4. lt'lxe4 b2) 5 ••. c3 White solidifies his d4-pawn.

F5?! might be purposeful for Black. Still, it has been played sur­ prisingly often in games of human players as well as of computer programs. 0-0 0-0 (The plan including Black's castling long is even worse - 9 . . d7? lt'lg5 ! �el± Black's position is very difficult. It is not good for Black to play 6 . b6? b5 ! and he is forced to play 7 . . d7 (after the planned 7 . . 0-0 ••. d3± Kasik - Hacaperka, Klatovy 1999, to a very difficult position for Black. The move 6 . . a6 is just a loss of time.

DS ! tt:lxe6 fxe6 16 . g6 @d7 17. xhs±; 10 . . 'lWaS 1l . dS ! exdS (Black should better play here: 12 . . cxdS hdS (or 13 ... tt:lxdS 14 . d6 ! 'I'9d6+ - Black's king remains stranded in the centre and his pieces are discoordinated. a3 ! tt:lbd7 1l . . cS? tt:ld4! 'l'9g5 16 . f3 Elc8 (16 . . Elb7+-. d5 0 - 0 - 0 1 2. exdS ? - that decision by Black is too risky: 13 . d3 'l'9g4 (it is very bad for Black to play: 13 . . tt:ld2 ! cxdS 'l'9xdS (it is hardly any better for him to try: 16 . .

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