Annotated Chess Game 14607470 by EintaluJ
1. e4 e5 2. Ng1f3 Nb8c6 3. Bf1b5 a6 4. Bb5a4 d6 5. c3 Bc8d7 6. O-O g6 7. d4 Bf8g7 8. Rf1e1 Ng8f6 9. d5 Nc6e7 10. Ba4xd7 Nf6xd7 11. a4
!? Usually, 11 Be3 or 11 c4 is played.
!? In this position, three times, 11...h6 has been played. Black was afraid of the answer 12 a5. However, in the game Tsikunov - Legemaat, ICCF 2017, Black achieved a draw.
!? As White has not yet played c3-c4, this nonstandard option was open.
Usual prophylactic preparation of the move f7-f5, avoiding possible Nf3-g5-e6.
! It is the beginning of a strong plan.
13... f5 14. f3
! I have read that Fischer first used such a plan of a blockade in such positions.
14... O-O 15. Nd2c4 axb4 16. cxb4
+/= Black has problems on the queenside.
! Black's initial tactical plan 16...c6 is ruined after calm 17 Nc3! the analysis shows.
17. Nc4a5 bxa4 18. Ra1xa4 Kg8h7
A standard evacuation of the king in such positions.
19. Nb1c3 Nd7f6
Black hopes to gain some counterplay on the kingside. This manoeuvre is standard in such positions.