Isolani Weapons: Knight Sac at f7

We all know the weakness of the f7/f2 squares. Isolated pawn positions are no exception, and a common theme in this regard is the knight sacrifice at f7, especially in combination with a strong bishop on the a2-g8 diagonal. In the following example from Bruce Pandolfini’s Weapons of Chess, the sacrifice results in a decisive attack for White:opening_isolani_Bb3Ke5

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