A Startling Chess Opening Repertoire by Chris Baker

By Chris Baker

Uninterested in being shocked within the establishing by way of your rivals? Horrified by means of the belief of learning many hours every one week to maintain updated with main-line openings? Then this is often the booklet for you! here's a repertoire of starting traces for White, in line with beginning with Bobby Fischer's favourite circulate 1 e4, which are a bit off the overwhelmed tune, yet jam-packed with functional sting and crafty traps for unwary competitors. All are in keeping with fast, fit improvement, principal keep an eye on and play opposed to the enemy king. You pass instantly from the outlet right into a sharp, little-explored middlegame the place you can be greater ready than your opponent.

Author Chris Baker is a sturdy English participant who accomplished his ultimate norm for the overseas grasp identify within the British League in 1995-96. he's a full-time chess coach and a typical event competitor. this is often his first booklet for Everyman Chess.

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Ba6! Re5 Bd6, White is a passed pawn ahead, but still is unlikely to bring home victory. Rxe1 Bb7 After 26 ... Rd2, White has to be careful once again that he does not let the position drift into one where his advantage is non-convertible. Rxe2? Qxe2?? Qxd5) 29 ... Qf7! to maintain threats against Black's pawns, to say nothing of the possibility of a quick kill down the g-file should Black be asleep. c4 White is going to have to give up the exchange, but he should make sure it happens on a dark square.

Qb3! 55 The Koltanowski- Phoenix Attack White makes room for his Rook on dl. Line 6: 9 ••. Bb2 Qe7 17••• BfS This is Black's best developing Below I give a simple strategy for move. If he goes for I7 ... e4 instead, meeting this important line. A sharper White should be safe after Nd4-Ne2. option is explained in chapter 9 and White will grab the center files where analyzed in chapter 15. Black's pieces are huddled. Eventually Black's e-pawn should prove a weakness. For this reason, Black is likely to go in for Bxh2+, but White can defend without breaking too much of a sweat.

Qe7, hitting b4. a3 to exchange the Knight: 13 ... Qxb2. threat of Ne4 hitting the Bishop on d6. White is not in the least afraid of 59 The Koltanowski-Phoenix Attack c. The a-pawn Lunge Bishop retreats to d6, it may become vulnerable. This argues for kicking 9 ••. Bb2 as?! , lead- ing to open the center with c4. ing to 1l ... Bxe4 f5, which turns out to be one of Black's more pleasant lines. Rcl. It is worth noting that, with the b-pawn already on b5 and no danger of ... a6, White can respond to almost any move with f4.

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