TWIC 1230 Petroff Defence

Early Queenless Middlegames

An early queen trade is not everyone’s cup of tea.

After 9.Be2(Diagram)

The following position does not look so exiting

After 9.Be2

The following is a nice example of complex queenless play


5.Qe2 Petroff

1st Longtou Cup 2018 rd8

After 12..0-0(Diagram)

In this rather dry looking position White came up with the ambitious plan 13.g4!?

After 12..0-0

After 51..Kh8(Diagram)

Black has the bishop pair but White has a knight pair

What do you recommend for White?

After 51..Kh8

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