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Can You Be a Tactical Chess Genius?

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Exchanging to Win in the Endgame (Macmillan Chess Library)

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Broadly speaking, two entirely different systems of defence can be distinguished: either Black will try to maintain his centre pawn, or else, giving up the centre, try to gain some other advantage as compensation.  These considerations lead to the first main line of defence in which Black plays 3.  22.  P−QKt4.  B−Kt3, P−Q3; (Diagram 22) White cannot yet execute the manoeuvre which underlies the whole tendency of the Ruy Lopez, namely P−Q4, maintaining the pressure in the centre, because after KtxQP, 9.

15).  Lasker−Tarrasch, Petrograd, 1914).  Q−B2 or PxP.  P−K4, but relinquishes all claim on his K4 and takes possession of his Q4 instead, leaving White the option of interlocking the pawns in the centre with P−K5.  P−K4.  This, however, would amount to an admission of the inferiority of the whole of Black's plan.  P−Q4, P−Q4, we attain the positions set out in the Diagrams 27 and 28, to which we must devote a good deal of attention.  THE OPENING 33 Chess Strategy These openings are worthy of study as being especially interesting examples of the struggle for the centre.

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Kt−QB3 PxP Kt−B3 P−Q4!  P−B3 P−Q4! SCOTCH GAME Kt−KB3 P−Q4 KtxP Kt−QB3 KtxKt B−Q3 Kt−QB3 PxP Kt−B3 B−Kt5 KtPxKt P−Q4!  Thus, for the loss of a pawn, White has a paramount advantage in position. ] at Q3 is open to constant attacks and is difficult to defend.  20 The best plan for Black is to decline the doubtful gift of the pawn and to bring about one of the positions, as sketched above, in which, by playing P−Q4 early in the game, Black is sure of the free development of all his forces.

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