ACIS of Caissa Improvement Post #3

Going through a rather stressful patch with little to no chess. This weekend, however, I managed to play through a master game. I neglected calculation and simply tried to anticipate move candidates. The game was Euwe – Keres 1948. Here are some chunks from the game.

Bishop sacrifice followed by queen intrusion and rook lift:

Let’s not forget that pawn forks exist in the middlegame and for rooks, too:

My favourite chunk of the game: the “poisoned rook”:

In other news, I’ve added the Chunk! training section where all gifs are posted in their raw form for quick perusal.

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One Response to ACIS of Caissa Improvement Post #3

  1. Phaedrus says:

    This one is very pleasing! The consecutive use of the overload theme until white cannot hold anymore!

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