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And Black's fine position plus two minor pieces and a pawn are worth more than the Queen. KING'S INDIAN DEFENCE T h e game Bobotsov-Tal, V a r n a , 1958, featured the same motif at a slightly later stage. This time Black chose 8 . . P - Q R 3 instead o f . . -R4, and White continued 9 O - O - O Q - R 4 , 10 K - N i P - Q N 4 , 11 N - Q . 5 ? Position after n N Q 5 ? PLAY NOW CONTINUED: White 11 . . 12 Q x Q 13 R Bi Black NxN!! NxB NxBP and once again the Q u e e n cannot cope with the two powerful minor pieces.

N - Q 6 comes next, with a big plus for Black. 4i KING'S INDIAN DEFENCE FOUR PAWNS A T T A C K W h e n White permits the freeing manoeuvre . . Q B P x P in the Four Pawns variation, the game takes on many of the characteristics of a Maroczy Bind Sicilian where White has ventured P - K B 4 . All the familiar Sicilian tactical points can be found lurking hidden in the position. In the diagrammed position, we find Black plucking the forbidden fruit on Q N 7 . Position after 14 . . Q x P ? 4 N KB3 P-QB4 P KN3 N-QB3 B Na P-K4 P-Q3 P-B4 O O (5 .

4i KING'S INDIAN DEFENCE FOUR PAWNS A T T A C K W h e n White permits the freeing manoeuvre . . Q B P x P in the Four Pawns variation, the game takes on many of the characteristics of a Maroczy Bind Sicilian where White has ventured P - K B 4 . All the familiar Sicilian tactical points can be found lurking hidden in the position. In the diagrammed position, we find Black plucking the forbidden fruit on Q N 7 . Position after 14 . . Q x P ? 4 N KB3 P-QB4 P KN3 N-QB3 B Na P-K4 P-Q3 P-B4 O O (5 .

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