Game of the Week XXXIV: Erdos, Viktor (2614) – Pantsulaia, Levan (2564)

Game of the Week XXXIV

When two players of around the same strength meet over the chess board, each move is part of the tit-for-tat strategy. Starting from the first move, White creates a threat. For instance, 1.e4 poses the threat of taking over the center which is the most important part of the battlefield.

Black plays 1…c6 and the next move to attack the center with d5, and so on. This is supposed to continue until the end of the game, but sometimes one of the players goes in the wrong direction and gives the opponent the upper hand which costs him dearly…

Game of the Week XXXIV: Erdos, Viktor – Pantsulaia, Levan

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Contributors:

Grandmaster Vasif Durarbayli

Edited by Della Almind

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