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With the better chances for Black (Keres). A game Kliavin-Zhuravlev, Latvia 1969, continued 10 c3 & e7 11 & xe7 xe7 12 We2 Ac6 13 d3 0-0-0 14 f3 > f6 15 & f2 d5 16 Ad2 de 17 de & h5 18 g4 7 ht'4 19 Axf4 gf 20 h4 Ae3 21 Sdl Axa2 22 2xd8+ Wxd8 23 Ah3 Ae4 24 c2 2d6 25 a4 Axf2+ 26 & xf2 1i4+ 27 & gl This chapter contains a wider range of materials, reflecting Black's attempts to come to grips with 1 e4. These failures are instructive in that they demonstrate the fool-hardiness...

Arsen Attack

This opening borders on orthodox countrv. and indeed 1 & f3 2 b3 is now a common sight on the tournament scene. The 44purer version which allows 1 e5 is somewhat less common, however, and so we will glance at the line, giving a suggestion for Black which we feel allows him to play with confidence. To those who protest that the opening ought to be named after Owen, who played it on numerous occasions over a century ago, we point out that it was also seen in Suhle-Anderssen, 1859. Nimzowitsch...

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Gives three options for Black, all of which he concludes, erroneously, are good for Black. 6 d5 7 lc3 gives White a tremendous advantage. Myers analyses only the stupid move 7 Myers gives 9 Ae3 Wa5 10 & dl & c6 11 b3 d8 T. But after 9 c4 White has a very big lead in development. In short, if you wish to answer 1 c4 with 1 g5, do so, but do not play this silly gambit THE BEEFEATER (ANOTHER D.JIN) 1 c4 g6 2 & c3 Ag7 3 d4 c5 4 d5 jfcxc3+ 5 be fS Dzindzihashvili actually played this in the...

Chameleon Sicilian

1 e4 e5 2 > e2 with 3 & bc3, or 2 < Sc3 < Sc6 3 < & ge2 White's strategy is subtly to trick Black into playing the wrong Sicilian variation. This system has been employed with frequent success by American GM Andy Soltis (nowr you know what to do about one American GM ). We recommend the Chameleon for people who like the open Sicilian but haven't come to grips with the Najdorf or the Dragon. At the very least. Black will lose clock time figuring out if you are going to open or...