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GM Sergey Karjakin : 2...ef4 line vs the King's Gambit

30/12/2021 –  Russian GM Sergey Karjakin played 5…Qh5 after white’s  5. Nf3.  The strategy of black is to hold on to the f4 pawn then slowly build-up to pressure white’s kingside.

The 2nd featured game showed how guts and perseverance to win is possible even playing a much higher rated GM,  but first, enjoy your hot and delicious coffee…

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CHESS BLOG No. 54 : Date: 30th December 2021

Black's game plan: Protect the f4 pawn at all cost

1st Game : Check diagram below (GAME VIEWER 1)

kingsgambit5...Qh5

The 5...Qh5 move wants to pressure the pinned knight but will slowly build up pieces at kingside and must make sure the f4 pawn is protected.

2nd Game: Check diagram below (GAME VIEWER 2)

Black's Game Plan: To limit mobility of white's pieces and defend the f4 pawn.

kingsgambit5...Qh6

NM King showed experience in handling the 5...Qh6 line. From start to finish, he controlled the game with his cunning style. Let's find out, BUT COFFEE FIRST.....

GAME VIEWER 1

GAME VIEWER 2

ENDGAME CORNER - SOLVE THE PROBLEM BELOW

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PLEASE THINK 5 MOVES AHEAD: USE YOUR ANALYTICAL SKILLS

CLICK 5 min Blitz to play (human) or click more to adjust timer

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