TWIC 1278 Caro-Kann Defence

selected games

Keeping up with the The Modenized Caro-Kann

 

Tan-Hawkins

4..Nd7 Karpov Variation 10..Qc7 11.a4

4NCL Div 1c 2018-19 rd11

Black won the game but White was definitely better in the early middlegame

 

After 14..Bd7(Diagram)

Black has a nice d5 outpost and the standard Qc7/Bd6 battery for counterplay

What do you recommend for White?

After 14..Bd7

 

Neiksans-Starostits

Exchange Variation 5..Qc7

ch-LAT 2019 rd4

After 18..g6(Diagram)

Black clearly wants to attack on the kingside using the h-file while White has still to complete development let alone start a counterattack

What do you recommend for White?

After 18..g6

 

Esipenko-Pershin

Advance Variation  4.Nd2

TCh-RUS Premier 2019 rd1

After 18..Rde8(Diagram)

Black is pressing in the centre and on the kingside but the Nf5/Bf6 are unprotected

What do you recommend for White? Choose between 19.Qf3 and 19.Qc2

After 18..Rde8

 

Yuffa-Faizrakhmanov

Advance Variation  4.Nd2

TCh-RUS Premier 2019 rd5

After 24..Re8(Diagram)

White has two sets of doubled pawns while Black has a suspicious structure overall with a loose kingside, weak e6-pawn and a big hole on e5

What do you recommend for White?

 

After 24..Re8

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