101 Attacking Ideas in Chess: Aggressive Concepts from a by Joe Gallagher

By Joe Gallagher

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1 8 l1f3 is premature, allowing Black to break out with 1 8 ... txd4 e5 ! d5, 20 e5 keeps the centre blocked, while after 1 9 ... g6 2 1 l1f3 l1c8 22 l1h3 h5 is just met by 23 lbg3 and a crushing sacrifice on h5) 21 tt'ld4! fxg5 (after 2 1 . lL'lc6 22 gxf6 both 22 ... lL'lxf6 23 e5 and 22 ... 1i'xf6 23 1i'xf6 lL'lxf6 24 e5 are good for White according to 3 1a: after Black's 1 2th move w . lbc6 3 1 c: after 20.. h6 B 3 1 f: after 38 'Wg6 JOJ A ITA CKING IDEAS IN CHESS Anand; note how he is not attacking at all costs but will quite happily take the favour­ able endgame if it arises) 22 fxg5 lLlc6 23 l:tdf2!

TfS is an im­ portant point) 18 ... te5 (now Black has his blockade) 19 '1i'd2 ltf3! txh6 'ii'f6 ! '1i'h4 21 lbce2 ltaf8 with a dominating position for Black. This time he's not even a pawn down (0- 1 , 56). 44b: after 21 lbb1 ! 44c: after 1 6 g4 1 01 A TJACKJNG IDEAS IN CHESS Idea 45 - The Keres Attack Any attacking player worth his salt must in­ clude the Keres Attack (6 g4 against the Scheveningen) in his repertoire. Indeed, many Scheveningen players fear it so much that they have switched to a Najdorf move­ order.

C3! 1h4+ with 5 �fl . d5 (6 ... 1b3 !? 'ii'xd6! e3?! 1e6 10 'ii'd3 c6 1 1 'ii'xe3 gave White good play in a re­ cent Fedorov game. 1h4+ (few players can resist the check when the king is forced to e2) 5 'it>e2 d5 (5 ... c6 is less ambitious - I once had a game which went 6 d4 d5 7 'ii'd2 ! c6 10 c3 0-0-0? (the critical line is 1 0 ... g5, when Gallagher-Klovans, Oberwart 1 993 continued 1 1 �d 1 0-0-0 12 �c2 :the8 !? 1d3 ! xh4 :txe4 ! xd4+ !? :ted8 with 17 :ta3, looks good) 1 1 'iVxf4 'iVe6 12 �e3!

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