Wednesday, December 29, 2010

A Morning Stoyko Session

My plan is to pick positions from "New York 1924" so I hopefully can learn something from Mr Alekhine's annotations. The position above was maybe a bit dull but the game itself very thought provoking.

Your job is to help Capablanca find his 16th move as black:

1 comment:

  1. I picked 16...Nb4 but only because it hits the queen, providing a temporary answer to the 17.Ng5 threat where ..Qh6 or ..Qg6 looks forced - probably ..Qg6, trading queens (and accentuating the bishop pair) as ..Qh6, Ne4 looks better for White.