In the position diagramed below Black is an exchange and a pawn up but the bishop on h3 is kind of trapped. And besides 4 Black pawns on the queenside are quite skillfully stopped by 3 White pawns where white
The position arose in the game M.Stryjecki - W.Przybylski (Poznan, 07.2004). White had sacrificed his queen in order to create some perpetual threats. I was short on time and furthemore played higher-rated
Funny enough this position arised in my Internet game against an opponent called "imagination". Black to move. Indeed it requires imaginative play, especially from Black. It is worth mentioning that
This position comes from a curent analysis to a certain opening line. Black has just played 1...Rf3 and White responded accurately with 2.Ng3. It is quite a messy position with unbalanced material
Black to move. With which result this game should end?
Very often one weakness in our opponent's camp is not enough for a win. In order to crack him up we need to create at least second fragile point. Weaknesses may be both tangible or abstract.
This position was discovered by me in a deeper (abstract) analysis to my game M.Krysztofiak - W.Przybylski (Lotto Polish Men Championships, Poznan 2015), 2 years after the game was played. Even if you