A killer chess opening repertoire by Aaron Summerscale

By Aaron Summerscale

Bored with the usual openings? frightened approximately having to benefit an excessive amount of thought? Then this publication will come as a godsend. Aaron Summerscale provides a suite of exceedingly harmful establishing guns for White. each one suggested line relies on a high-quality positional origin, but additionally grants long term (and short-term!) attacking probabilities. the differences should not simply effortless to profit and play, yet additionally they set Black complicated problems.

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

For this re-creation, the publishers enlisted assistance from hotshot beginning author Sverre Johnsen, who has up to date the assurance the place invaluable, whereas conserving 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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S. finisher in the Women’s Open was WIM Iryna Zenyuk. S. Women’s Championship. Zenyuk is a graduate student in mechanical engineering at Carnegie Mellon. She is researching renewable energy. Her chess accomplishments include earning a woman’s grandmaster norm and an international master norm. com The only controversy in the Okie Chess Festival happened in round 1 in the Women’s Open. As I played my game with Zenyuk, I heard Airapetian saying something about passing move 40. How odd, I thought. The time control was Game/90 plus a 30 second increment, so move 40 was not a magic number.

With the queen and bishop, if you can’t force a win directly, don’t bother playing this out. PART 2 Queen Endings Lazy chessplayers tend to be scared of queen endings, believing that they require hard work to win or draw. While this may be true occasionally, if a player can overcome their fear of checks and acquire knowledge of a few general rules, queen endgames should prove much easier to play than rook endgames. Rule 1: An outside passed pawn almost always wins, unless the defender has perpetual check.

But endgame theory changes with the speed of glaciers. So why don’t we appreciate it when a glacier takes a big step? By GM Andy Soltis In every game, there’s a new move. It’s typically an opening idea that hasn’t been played before. When one occurs in an international tournament, it’s hailed as a “theoretical novelty,” or TN, and quickly becomes one of the rock stars of opening theory. Fans following a game online eagerly watch for them, such as in last year’s Melody Amber tournament, when they plugged Gata Kamsky’s opening moves into a database and realized he had just introduced a TN in the Caro-Kann Defense.

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