Bundesliga 2012-13 Rd13,GM Berkes F(HUN)

TWIC 961

The Be3 exchange variation continues to be popular and now 9.Nd2!? is the latest wrinkle. Black’s queen sacrifice has been played more than once but I don’t see the appeal.

Berkes,F (2679) – Baramidze,D (2615) 
Grunfeld Exchange 8.Be3 Qa5 9.Nd2 [D85]
Bundesliga 2012–13 Schwetzingen GER (13), 05.04.2013

Position 1

Black has made a queen for RN+P sacrifice and now the question is how should white arrange his forces. The next few moves are critical. What do you recommend for white?

White to Play

Posted on April 14, 2013, in Baramidze D, Berkes, Bundesliga 2012-13, Grunfeld. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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