New PDF release: Play the Semi-Slav

By David Vigorito

ISBN-10: 9185779016

ISBN-13: 9789185779017

The Semi-Slav is among the most well-liked chess openings that Black can play opposed to 1.d4. The Semi-Slav is either sound and impressive, which makes it a favourite of the elite. This ebook offers specialist advice on the way to play this interesting edition. the writer basically explains which strains he recommends for Black or even bargains a call of replies opposed to the most lines.

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Xc5 ! �g2 �a7) 28 . . �g2 �xd l . tLlg5 king will never feel 27 . �g2! Black's bishop is about the only thing holding his position together, so White hurries to exchange it. 28 ... ixd5 exd5 30JUI � g8? The only move was 30 . . �e8 but after 3 1 . � f2 ( or 3 1 . � f7t �g8 3 2 . � f2) Black still has big problems . His kingside is forever weak and White's c-pawn may have some say. gxf8t! tLle4? Now Black's comfortable. After 3 1 . . � xf8 ( 3 1 . . �xf8 3 2 . �h7#) 3 2 . �f7t � d8 34 .

C22) 1 4 . b3 ggB !? 1 5 . bxc4 b4 1 6 . �xg4 c 5 ? �xe4 �xe4 Krush - Stefanova, France 2 007 . Now 2 1 . ttJ xc5 �xg2 22. g g 1 �xh4 23 . ttJ xe6 would have been very good for White according to Krush, so she suggests Black play 1 7 . . 0-0-0! �f3 runs into I B . . �h2 c5+. �h2 0-0-0 1 7 . 0-0? �g7 I B . d5 was drawn in Grischuk - Motylev, Saint Vincent 2 005 . I B . . ttJ e 5 ! would have been very good for Black. d5 ttJc5 I B . 0-0 ( l B . dxc6 ttJ d3t 1 9 . � fl �xc6+ A Zaitsev - Yagupov, Tula 2004) I B .

LLl d7 leads to interesting play, but I think White has better chances of developing an initiative here, which is why I am recommending 7 . . dxc4 . e3 Alternatives are rightfully rare: a) B . g3 'Wf5 ! 'Wxf5 exf5 1 0. e3 lLl d7 1 2. lLl xc4 �e7 = Khalifman - Kir. Georgiev, Las Palmas 1 993. �c2 Nimw­ Indian! e4 b5 9 . a4 a6 1 2. 0-0 lLl d7+ was Van der Plas - Novikov, New York 2000. 8 . . lLl xb5 then 9 . . cxb5! is a good exchange sacrifice. � d l ( l l . ) 1 1 . . 0-0 (or 1 1 . �xaB �d7 give s Black good compensation.

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