TWIC 1135 August 9-2016

This issue’s five featured games from TWIC 1135.

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Bogo-Indian 4.Bd2 Qe7(E11)

Shankland-Saric

After 22..Nf6(Diagram)

White used a modest buildup to reach a positionally crushing position.

After 22..Nf6

Queen’s Indian 4.g3 Bb7(E18)

Vitiugov-Liang 

After 26..Rxc6(Diagram)

White started well, lost control but was handed the game after Black made a large positional concession after ..c6

After 26..Rxc6

King’s Indian Classical 9.b4(E97)

Fier-Sean

After 23..Qe8(Diagram)

White followed theory which included a piece for 2 pawns sacrifice. Black could not get anything going on the kingside and was playing without his queenside pieces.

After 23..Qe8

Sicilian Taimanov 6.g3(B47)

Predke-Zhigalko

After 35.Rb5(Diagram)

Black took some risks to get winning chances and managed to reach a complex unbalanced endgame.

After 35.Rb5

Sicilian Taimanov 7.Qf3(B48)

Balagh,Cs-Bellaiche,A

After 10..b5(Diagram)

White played the standard sacrifice 11.Nxb5

After 10..b5

Later after 19..Rhc8(Diagram)

White has a reached an innocuous looking unbalanced. Find a plan and suggest a move.

After 19..Rfc8

GM Balogh has co-written several useful training books as part of Chess Evolution.

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Most Instructive Endgames 2012-2015

Most Instructive Endgames 2012-2015

 

The 5 book set of best games 2012-15

The 5 book set of best games 2012-15

Today’s Lunch Adventure

I was taken to a Thai restaurant quite Kalvin ter.

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The surrounding area

The surrounding area

 

Coconut cream vegetable soup

Coconut cream vegetable soup

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Chicken and stir-fried vegetables

Chicken and stir-fried vegetables

 

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Delicious!

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