A second series of lessons on the game of chess by William Lewis

By William Lewis

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Let’s now discuss our top finishers. Of our medal winners, Darwin Yang, who was ranked third in the boys under 12, had the highest expectations. Darwin raced out to 6½/7 including this fine fifth round win over eventual gold medal ist Sayantan Das. org SHANKLAND BY BETSY DYNAKO; YANG COURTESY OF SUBJECT By GM John Fedorowicz Ruy Lopez, Archangel and Moller Defense (C77) FM Darwin Yang (FIDE 2182) Sayantan Das (FIDE 2112) 2008 World Youth, Vung Tau, Vietnam 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5.

Bxc3 Nxc4 15. Qxc4 Nxe4 wins a pawn. 11. Nd5 12. Na2?! About equal is 12. Nxd5 cxd5 13. Bd3. 12. Ba5 (see diagram top of next column) r+ q rk+ pp+n+ppp +p+p+ + l +nP + P+LP +l+ + + +N+ NP +QPPP R L +RK After 12. Ba5 At this point I prefer Black because of his better minor pieces. 13. Bxd5?! Solving one problem in the short term, but opening up another can of worms. 13. Qe4!? puts White near equality. 13. exd5!? The most aggressive reply. Along with Dmitry and Shankland, I liked 13. cxd5. Black would use the open c file and bishop pair.

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