Thursday, April 10, 2008

Chess Study Notes - various openings

Sicilian Defense - Accelerated Dragon - Maroczy Bind (as White)
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.c4 Nf6 (5..Bg7 = separate analysis 6.Be3) 6.Nc3 d6! 7. Be2 (7.Be3? Ng4!) 7...Nxd4 8.Qxd4 Bg7 9.Bg5 0-0 10.Qd2 a6?! (10...Be6) 11.f3 Be6 12.Rc1 Rc8 13.b3 b5!? 14.cxb5 axb5 15.Nxb5 Rxc1+ 16.Qxc1 Qa5+ 17.Qd2 Ra8! 18.a3 Bxb3 19.Qxa5 Rxa5 20.0-0 Ba4 21.Rb1 (Recommendations courtesy of Jeremy Silman, 2001).

Garner vs. Schroeder, corr. CCLA 1950 (4 Knights/Ruy) 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bb5 d6 5.d4 exd4 6.Nxd4 Bd7 7.Bxc6 bxc6 8.Qf3 Bg4 9.Qg3 Qd7 10.h3 h5 11.0-0 Bg6 12.e5 Nd5 13.Nxd5 cxd5 14.Re1 Be7 15.e6 Qc8 16.exf7+ Kxf7 17.Qf3+ Bf6 18.Qxd5+ 1-0.
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