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GM Kateryna Lagno : 5. Be3 line vs. The Pirc Defense

06/12/2021 –  Black used the 2…g6 line to divert the game in a different Pirc Format. Although it has similar make-up, the difference lies on execution. GM Kateryna Lagno has vast experience and understanding on this line as it is shown in Game 1. A chess prodigy, she became WGM at the age of 12.

Ukrainian GM Olexandr Bortnyk handled the 4. Be3 line fiercely against a very talented teen GM Nihal Sarin from India.  It  is an exciting game, both wanted to win but time is also a part of the game which is the deciding factor on the outcome of this fantastic game. But first, enjoy your hot and delicious coffee…

CHESS BLOG No. 51 : Date: 6th December 2021

Black's game plan: develop the queenside first

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

GM Lagno showed her expertise in dismantling black's defense. The decision of black to not castle resulted in a king hunt. Let's find out....

Black's Game Plan: Control the center

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

GM Nihal Sarin's strategic piece play gained him the upper hand. But due to time pressure, he mishandled the position and the game.

GAME VIEWER 1

GAME VIEWER 2

ENDGAME CORNER - SOLVE THE PROBLEM BELOW

PLEASE THINK 5 MOVES AHEAD: USE YOUR ANALYTICAL SKILLS

FMJesse
Author: FMJesse

Chess Title: FIDE Master FIDE Chess Rating: 2339 Chess Book Author: Education: Bachelor of Nursing (Mental Health) Founder: Memory Chisel University: Western Sydney University

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