Opening analysis and observations

Opening analysis and observations by National Master Kevin Pacey

  1. Queen's Gambit Declined Tarrasch

    by , 01-31-2014 at 11:27 PM (Games, analysis and discussion)

    [Event "Quebec Open"]
    [Site "Montreal, CAN"]
    [Date "2004.07.23"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Berube, A"]
    [Black "Moskvitch, A"]
    [Result "0-1"]

    {Discussion of QGD Tarrasch, Rubinstein Variation game:} 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 {If White tries to sidestep the Tarrasch Gambit, which can arise later at move nine of the game, by delaying or omitting Nc3, Black gains viable ...

    Updated 07-02-2015 at 01:56 AM by Kevin Pacey

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  2. Queen's Gambit Declined Orthodox

    by , 01-28-2014 at 05:02 PM (Games, analysis and discussion)

    [Event "Arctic Chess Challenge"]
    [Site "??"]
    [Date "2007.08.10"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Jaeger, F"]
    [Black "Gurevich, M"]
    [Result "0-1"]

    {Discussion of QGD Classical Orthodox Variation game:} 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 {3.cxd5 is premature. After 3...exd5 Black might quickly play ...c6 (permitting ...Qb6 in response to Qb3) intending to soon develop his B/c8 actively ...

    Updated 06-14-2019 at 11:58 PM by Kevin Pacey

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  3. Sicilian Sveshnikov Variation

    by , 01-26-2014 at 04:42 PM (Games, analysis and discussion)

    [Event "??"]
    [Site "correspondence"]
    [Date "1988.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Rinaldi"]
    [Black "Veress"]
    [Result "0-1"]

    {Discussion of Sveshnikov Sicilian, Original Knight Sacrifice Variation game:} 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e5 6.Ndb5 d6 7.Bg5 a6 8.Na3 b5 9.Bxf6 gxf6 10.Nd5 f5 {Nowadays regarded as best.} 11.Nxb5 {An old favourite of mine ...

    Updated 07-28-2019 at 02:46 AM by Kevin Pacey

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  4. Sicilian Sveshnikov

    by , 01-26-2014 at 03:11 PM (Games, analysis and discussion)

    [Event "??"]
    [Site "Lugano"]
    [Date "1980.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Grunfeld"]
    [Black "Fleck"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]

    {Discussion of Sveshnikov Sicilian, Bishop Sacrifice game:} 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e5 6.Ndb5 d6 7.Bg5 a6 8.Na3 b5 9.Bxf6 gxf6 10.Nd5 f5 {10...Bg7 currently is under a cloud, so the following sac on b5 may be that much more ...

    Updated 07-02-2015 at 01:58 AM by Kevin Pacey

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  5. French Winawer Poisoned Pawn Variation

    by , 01-26-2014 at 01:17 PM (Games, analysis and discussion)

    [Event "??"]
    [Site "San Nicolas"]
    [Date "1957.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Canoba"]
    [Black "Eliskases, E"]
    [Result "0-1"]

    {Discussion of French Winawer, Poisoned Pawn, Rossetto Variation game:} 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 Ne7 7.Qg4 Qc7 8.Qxg7 Rg8 9.Qxh7 cxd4 10.Ne2 dxc3 {The normal move order for the main line Winawer Poisoned Pawn proceeds ...

    Updated 07-02-2015 at 02:02 AM by Kevin Pacey

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