Black to Play

Pete Tamburro on

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White does all the things you shouldn’t do to begin a chess game and then tries to exchange all the pieces off. His last offer of 14.Qg3 was a terrible idea. Why? 1.e4 c5 2.Bc4 e6 3.Ne2 d5 4.exd5 exd5 5.Bb5+ Nc6 6.0–0 Bd6 7.Re1 Be6 8.Ng3 Nf6 9.Nf5 0–0 10.Nxd6 Qxd6 11.Bxc6 bxc6 12.Qf3 Rae8 13.Re3 d4 14.Qg3 See Diagram!

The game ended with 14…dxe3 15.Qxd6 e2 White Resigned because if 14.Qd3 then Bf5 and if 14.Qe5 then Bd5.


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