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8.NC3 C6 9.Ne2 Re810.Ng3 Ne4 The outpost.

11.Nh5 Nd7 12.C3 Ndf6 13.Nh2 Qc7 14.Nxf6+ Nxf6 15.Nf3 Ne4 16.Bc2 Bf5

All nieces are directed towards the strategic point. This is also called emphasizing one's strength. Here we refer to the Knight on e4.

17.Nh4 Bh7 18.Be3 g5 19.Nf3 f5

20.Re1 Re7

The pressure in the file grows more acute move by move.

21.Nd2f4 22.Nxe4dxe4

The place of the outpost Knight is now worthily taken by a "half-passed" pawn.

23.Bd2 Rae8 24.C4 c5 25.Bc3 Bg6

In order to be able to play ...Kh7 and -e3. A timely advance against the


31.Kxf2 Qc5+ 32.Kf1 Qxc4+ 33.Kf2 Qc5+ 34.Kf1 Qb5+ 35.Kf2 Qxb2+ 36.Kf1 Qb5+37.Kf2Qb6+38.Kf1 Qa6+ 39.Kf2 Qxa2+ 40.Kf1 Qa6+ 41.KI2 Qb6+ 42.Kf1 followed by the double exchange on e1 and the capture of the Bg6. A fine example of the theme of winning a pawn with check.

29...Rd8 30.Qb1 Rd2 31.Bxe4 Qc5

The above game provides a ' transparent, therefore a good illustration to the outpost theme.

Game 6

A game from the early days of chess science.

Dr. Tarrasch-J. Berger

Breslau, 1889

After the opening moves:

I.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Bb4 6.Nd5 Be7 7.d3 d6, Tarrasch, with 8.Nb4 Bd7 9.Nxc6 Bxc6 10-Bxc6+ bxc6 gave Black a doubled pawn, whose weakness, however, must be considered for the present as problematic.

The game proceeded:

Right was, therefore, 12...Re8 followed by...Bf8 awaiting events.

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