TWIC 1253 Berlin Defence 5.Re1

Selected games

5.Re1 is a very popular way to avoid the rock solid Berlin Endgame. Here are three interesting games from this week

 

Kevlishvili-Hakobyan

St Louis Winter B 2018 rd3

5.Re1-7.Bf1 Nf5

Position 1

After 29.f4(Diagram)

White has just made a committal advance is a level looking RB-RB ending

What do you recommend for Black?

After 29.f4

Position 2

After 38.Re7(Diagram)

White has just activated his rook

What do you recommend for Black?

After 38.Re7

 

Warmerdam-Bacrot

5.Re1-7.Bf1 Nxe5

Bundesliga 2018-19 rd1

After 17.d5(Diagram)

White has just shut out the active Bb7

What do you recommend for Black?

After 17.d5

 

Harikrishna-Aronian

Tata Steel India Rapid rd8

5.Re1-7.Bf1 Nxe5

After 43..Kxe6(Diagram)

The Nd7 has just been attacked

Calculate what happens after 44.Nc5+

After 43..Kxe6

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