Pip

m Swaifi

Queens Gambit Declined

[Variation A]

1 P—d4

P—d5

2 P—c4

P—e6

3 Kt—c3

Kt—f6

4 B—g5

B—e7

5 P—e3

Kt b8—d7

6 Kt—f3

0—O

7 R—cl

P—c6

This is the position known as the "Orthodox Defense." White would like to have his Pawn at c4 captured while he has not yet moved his Bishop from fl, thereby saving a tempo. The next diagram shows the consequences of that plan; while Variations C and D are typical of the play that follows 8 B—d3.

[Variation B]

[Variation C]

(Alekhine — Capablanca, World Championship, 1927)

[Variation D]

14 P X Kt e5 QXPe5

White weakens his King's Pawn and gives up the square e5 to prevent the development of Black's Bishop.

Wi 4

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