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PERUVIAN GM TEACHES US: THE BAYONET ATTACK

20/10/2021 –    In the 2013 World Cup, GM Jorge Cori of Peru  inflicted a defeat to GM Teimur Radjabov in an unpredictable fashion. His thinking is a bit deep, lies a modest move but there is a hidden tactical hack on it. He is a member of the super-strong Webster University chess team managed by GM Susan Polgar.

The interesting features of these 2 games represent a valuable lesson,  to understand the idea behind each move. Their level of play enriches our chess thinking by asking why or what? So, let us enjoy these games and gratify our curious minds. But coffee first…

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CHESS BLOG No. 40 : Date: 20th October 2021

GM Radjabov: 9...Nh5 variation vs. the Bayonet Attack

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

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The 9...Nh5 line has a vast theory behind it. Playing the white side, you must watch-out black's truckload of tactical mobility. GM Cori knows how to handle it well to beat GM Radjabov in spectacular fashion.

The 9...Ne8 line vs. the Bayonet Attack

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

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The 9...Ne8 line has been discussed on previous chess blogs. But the outcome and presentation of this game came differently. Black was able to execute and damage a bit whites's kingside but it fell short. Let's find out.

GAME VIEWER 1

GAME VIEWER 2

ENDGAME CORNER - SOLVE THE PROBLEM BELOW

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