TWIC 1187-Aug 8,2017

The Week in Chess issue 1187

Benoni Games

It was a bad week for the in the games featured. I was looking for a shortcut to looking at the 5-volume set of Kotronias on the King’s Indian. The Benoni seemed like a decent idea but the last book is now quite dated and there are many memory heavy variations.

Game 1: L’Ami-Butkiewicz

7.Bf4(A61)

Dutch Open 2017

After 42..Kh6(Diagram)

Black was slowly ground down in a long endgame.

After 42..Kh6

 

Game 2: Leenhouts-Iturrizaga

7.Nge2(A60)

After 15..de(Diagram)

Black fell too far behind in development and was punished severely.

After 15..de

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