TWIC 1200 Open Games

Selected Open games

Both games from the EUTCh

Italian Game


After 33..Bxa4(Diagram)

After 33..Bxa4

Spanish Opening


9.d4(C91) Yates Variation

Black had to hang tough in the early going but the game turned after some inaccurate play by White. This game show clearly the importance of studying endgames, in particular rook endings.

After 46.Ke3(Diagram)

Black has the more active rook and the better structure.

How can Black generate some winning chances?

After 46.Ke3

After 57.Ke5(Diagram)

Black has an extra pawn but needs to play accurately to convert.

After 57.Ke5




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