By Matthias Wahls, Karsten Müller, Hannes Langrock
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The Scandinavian safety is more and more well liked by membership and web gamers. you'll research simply because there's rather little idea and as soon as White has performed 1. e4 he can't keep away from Black uncorking the Scandinavian. This booklet is the long-awaited translation of a German bestseller thought of by way of many to be the easiest e-book ever at the Scandinavian.
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JLxf4 'iYd7 ( I S ... �cd l +- . or 1 4 . . jLxf4+- . jLxf7 + W d 7 1 6 . . t2Jfd5 + +- . 'iYd 1 Black resigned . 2 . 1 . 6 The white tt:Jes This is a natural outpost and one which is easy to reach; this knight is frequently the nucleus of White 's attacking play. It supports the hunt for the Scandinavian bishop with g 2 -g 4 , h2 -h4, it can quickly reach d6 via c4 and thanks to its pressure on c6 it renders difficult the counter-thrust . . b 7 -bS . From his point of view, Black is well advised to swap off this monster, or at least to be ready to do so.
F2 3 6 . ::!. x h2 with an even position. 31 ... <1J g 6 32 . ::!. c8 3 3 . �xb3 a 6 35 . l:!. Sc4 Now Black has clearly taken over the initiative. White is preoccupied with his weak pawns , and at the same time threatened by Black 's dominance on the light squares. e2 aS! <1Jc4 White keeps his knight on the board . Probably Timman was afraid of the scenario ' good knight versus bad bishop ' , but after 24 . i;I h 3 <1::l x e 5 2 5 . ::!. x e5 h 6 = this should be com pletely avoidable. 24...
2 2 . . £,f8=) 2 3 . tt::l x g 7 +- . Sasu Ducsoara-Zecevic, Tucepi tt- 2 1 9 9 6 . 1 4 ... �f3 1 6 . . 'ik'c7 ? 1 7 . tt::l x g 7 +- . '�'xf5 1 2 ... tt::l xf5 t 1 7 .. 'iYa5? This runs into some tactics. 1 7 . . �c 7 t would be better. Now 1 8 . £,xf7+ ! would give White a decisive advantage : 1 8 ... '�g4 �xc3? 21 . e7 gxf6 Ch a p t e r The following example shows that the f-pawn lever can play an important role in White 's plans in the middlegame, as well as in the opening : 2. J d 5 1 5 .
The Modern Scandinavian: Themes, Structures & Plans in an Increasingly Popular Chess Opening by Matthias Wahls, Karsten Müller, Hannes Langrock