Annotated by scottyad (1200): I've been holding off on this one, but might as well give it a go. Black's attack never really gets off the ground (as he goes in for a dubious variation on the 20th move) and the position flirts with disaster for a long time and eventually he solves his immediate problems at the cost of simplifying into an excruciating endgame. White's handling of the position leaves a very strong impression. …|
Annotated by gleeful (1738): In this game, I play black in a team tournament. The game stays very even with black gaining a slight advantage, then losing it through miscalculation. It ends in an opposition race which black also loses through miscalculation.
Even though the final result is a draw, there are several tactics mentioned and play on both sides that are definitely deserve a second look.
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Annotated by scottyad (1200): Yet another game featuring the bizarre ..Re8 idea. In some corner of the world, is someone recommending this? If chess is a dance, this move is like your date pulling you aside to whisper, "I'm not wearing any panties."
A standard Dragon idea, clearing the c-file and readying ..Be6. Of course, Black has other options too.
The 2-pawn attack (rather than h4-h5, sac, sac,…|