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Techniques of Positional Play Part 2
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Continuations of the book by Bronzik and Terekhin about Positional Play. The techniques are Priyomes which are standard replies,methodologies and rules of thumbs in playing in certain positions. Part 1: The first 14 techniques are found in this collection Game Collection: Techniques of Positional Play 45 Practical Metho

15.1 /File Opening by Rook Pawn 27 h5!
Capablanca vs Tartakower, 1924  
(A80) Dutch, 52 moves, 1-0

15.2 22....h5
J Mieses vs Alekhine, 1925 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

15.3 21 .....a5
Saemisch vs Alekhine, 1926 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 49 moves, 0-1

15.4 19.....A5!
Najdorf vs Geller, 1953 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 42 moves, 0-1

15.6 14....Bb7!
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1984 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 93 moves, 1/2-1/2

15.7 14 Ra7
Huebner vs Unzicker, 1980
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

15.8 23,,,h5!
Kasparov vs Ulibin, 1988 
(A30) English, Symmetrical, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

15.9 21 b5!
Kramnik vs P Nikolic, 1997
(A17) English, 36 moves, 1-0

16.1 the wave breaker is set up ie f2 g3 h4 a5 b6 c7 23...a5!
Alekhine vs A Brinckmann, 1927 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

16.2 23....h4
Kotov vs Botvinnik, 1944 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 37 moves, 0-1

16.3 22 h4!
Taimanov vs Timman, 1981
(A04) Reti Opening, 41 moves, 0-1

16.5 40 g4!
Capablanca vs Yates, 1930 
(D66) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 87 moves, 1-0

16.6 48 g4!
Smejkal vs Timman, 1981
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 86 moves, 1-0

17.1 Rubinstein Exchange :nbd7 -the sign for cxd5! 7.nbd7?!
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1922 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 30 moves, 1-0

17.3 5. cxd5!
Taimanov vs E Terpugov, 1951 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 37 moves, 1-0

17.4 13. a5!
Geller vs G Pfeiffer, 1961
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 38 moves, 1-0

17.5 11.cxd5!?
L Karlsson vs Hebert, 1984
(A04) Reti Opening, 42 moves, 1-0

18.1 Queen behind Rooks -Smyslovs Foundation 10...Qb6!?
Botvinnik vs Smyslov, 1952 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 71 moves, 1/2-1/2

18.2 12.CXD5!?
Gligoric vs M Bertok, 1965
(D93) Grunfeld, with Bf4 & e3, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

18.3 15...Rfc8!
Antoshin vs Averbakh, 1955
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

18.5 11....Qb6!
I Bilek vs Geller, 1967
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

18.7 16. Qc2!
Ulf Andersson vs Gulko, 1976
(A26) English, 32 moves, 1-0

T19 Karpov's FileBlocking 19.1 24 Ba7!
Karpov vs Unzicker, 1974 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 44 moves, 1-0

19.2 27 Bh7!
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1985 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

19.5 Bc7!
D Pergericht vs M Schinis, 1989
(E05) Catalan, Open, Classical line, 59 moves, 1-0

20.1 Brute force Blackburnes battering ram 23 R1c2!
Blackburne vs S Rosenthal, 1878  
(C45) Scotch Game, 49 moves, 1-0

20.2 20rfc1
Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1930 
(C17) French, Winawer, Advance, 30 moves, 1-0

20.3 22 Rd3!
Karpov vs Spassky, 1979 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 1-0

20.4 32. Ra1!
Ulf Andersson vs S Temirbaev, 1996
(A15) English, 55 moves, 1-0

21.1 avoiding the opening of a file the Padlock 22.....b5!
Petrosian vs Gligoric, 1959 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 45 moves, 1-0

21.2 17....c4!
Spassky vs Petrosian, 1966 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 0-1

21.5 29....bd7! 30 h5!
Kasparov vs Petrosian, 1981 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 41 moves, 0-1

21.6 19...a5!
Romanishin vs Dolmatov, 1985
(D11) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 60 moves, 1-0

Botvinnik prescription:exchange piece protecting entrysq20 QE3!
Botvinnik vs N Sorokin, 1931 
(D60) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

22.2 16 Bxe6! Qxe6
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 42 moves, 1/2-1/2

22.3 30 Nxe6! rxe6
Simagin vs Kotov, 1945 
(E02) Catalan, Open, 5.Qa4, 62 moves, 1-0

23.2 13...Bxc3 !
V Makogonov vs Botvinnik, 1943 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 55 moves, 0-1

23.3 20 Kb3 on
Ulf Andersson vs M J Tempone, 1979 
(A15) English, 31 moves, 1-0

23.4 14 Bg4!
Balashov vs J Penrose, 1966 
(E93) King's Indian, Petrosian System, 26 moves, 1-0

24.1 Bishop Zigzag :neutralizing the good bishop from 21 on
Capablanca vs Alekhine, 1927 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

24.2 13....bg4! 14 f3 Bh5!
Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

25.1 Capablanca's setup in the Karlsbad Structure 23...nd6!
Reti vs Capablanca, 1925 
(A12) English with b3, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

25.2 12...g6 !
P Trifunovic vs Pirc, 1948
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 20 moves, 1/2-1/2

25.4 16....ne4 !
M Bobotsov vs Petrosian, 1968 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 41 moves, 0-1

25.5 8....G6
Portisch vs Kasparov, 1989 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 62 moves, 0-1

26.1 14 nd4!
Alekhine vs J H Morrison, 1923 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

16.4 34 ...ne7?
Karpov vs Dolmatov, 1980 
(B33) Sicilian, 55 moves, 1-0

25. 11 ne2!
Petrosian vs Fischer, 1959 
(E40) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 31 moves, 1-0

26.5 12...nh8!!
M Wach vs Glek, 1997
(B30) Sicilian, 35 moves, 0-1

27.1 Chapter working with the king Castling by hand 14.Bb5+
Uhlmann vs Larsen, 1971 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 0-1

27.2 16. Bd2 Kf8!
V Utemov vs Dreev, 1989
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 32 moves, 0-1

28.2 19...re8? on
A Becker vs Nimzowitsch, 1925  
(C10) French, 61 moves, 0-1

28.3 26...nf7!
P Romanovsky vs Y Vilner, 1927 
(A06) Reti Opening, 66 moves, 1-0

28.4 17...kf7!
Robert E Byrne vs Kotov, 1954 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 58 moves, 0-1

28.6 21...ke8!
Kotov vs K Plater, 1947 
(E28) Nimzo-Indian, Samisch Variation, 79 moves, 1-0

28.6 23. Ne2 Kf7!
Ravinsky vs Kotov, 1949
(A53) Old Indian, 54 moves, 0-1

E Cohn vs Nimzowitsch, 1911 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 100 moves, 0-1

28.8 22...kf8!
J Diez del Corral vs Petrosian, 1969 
(C18) French, Winawer, 54 moves, 0-1

28.9 31 r1c2!
Petrosian vs Unzicker, 1960 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 55 moves, 1-0

28.10 50 kf1!
Petrosian vs Ljubojevic, 1974 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 100 moves, 1-0

28.11 31.b5!
F Olafsson vs Gligoric, 1959
(A21) English, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

28.12 17 ra2!
Botvinnik vs P Ostojic, 1969 
(A42) Modern Defense, Averbakh System, 46 moves, 1-0

28.14 30,,,kf8
Yanofsky vs Portisch, 1962 
(B43) Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3, 62 moves, 0-1

29.1 14...bg6! 1)fxg3/fxg6 for an iniative on the f-file
Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 27 moves, 0-1

29.3 13....h6!
Spielmann vs Alekhine, 1927
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

10....fxg6!
Sveshnikov vs Balashov, 1976 
(C02) French, Advance, 35 moves, 0-1

17....nb8!
Stahlberg vs Smyslov, 1953
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

15.nxg6!
Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1920 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 1-0

18 bxg6!
Yates vs Reti, 1924 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

29.10 15....Bxg3!
Ahues vs Alekhine, 1936 
(D22) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 31 moves, 0-1

29.11 13 bxg6
Milner-Barry vs Znosko-Borovsky, 1928 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 26 moves, 1-0

29.`1 A hiding place for King on h2/h7 25 fxg3!
Seirawan vs Tal, 1985 
(D46) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 1-0

29.14 15....fxg6!
A Rodriguez Cespedes vs Miles, 1989
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 54 moves, 0-1

4. h2xg3 despite everything the boring normal case 29.15 12 hxg
Portisch vs Uhlmann, 1967
(D13) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

attack down the hfile 30.1 13.h4!
Alekhine vs E Ibanez, 1926 
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 18 moves, 1-0

21 g3!
Maroczy vs Yates, 1924 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

30.3 15 h4!
Boleslavsky vs Batyev, 1939 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 51 moves, 1-0

30.4 23 h4!
Petrosian vs Sokolsky, 1954 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 60 moves, 1-0

30.5 26.g5!
Keres vs Petrosian, 1953 
(E61) King's Indian, 56 moves, 1-0

30.6 16 h4!
Tal vs Gurgenidze, 1968 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 34 moves, 1-0

30.7 8 h4!
Gligoric vs R Bogdanovic, 1966
(E92) King's Indian, 39 moves, 1-0

Which Rook belongd on the c-d-e FILE?31.2 placeholder
Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1927 
(D64) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

31.3 19 e5!
Ragozin vs E Arnlind, 1956
(B74) Sicilian, Dragon, Classical, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

31.4 12...Qc5?!
R Naranja vs Fischer, 1970 
(A34) English, Symmetrical, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

31.6 14 nd3 !
Robert E Byrne vs Fischer, 1963  
(E60) King's Indian Defense, 21 moves, 0-1

31.7 11....rc8?!
Geller vs Najdorf, 1953 
(B92) Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation, 57 moves, 1-0

31.8 14 rde1!
Tal vs N Padevsky, 1963 
(C16) French, Winawer, 28 moves, 1-0

31.9 14. rac1!
Romanishin vs M Knezevic, 1977 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 1-0

31.10 18....rad8!
Larsen vs Tal, 1973 
(A37) English, Symmetrical, 35 moves, 0-1

32.2 tHE ALT FOR THE ROOK THE ROOK LIFT 16...F5!
C Arduman vs M Quinn, 2001
(A70) Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

32.3 14 R a2 !
Konstantinopolsky vs L Abramov, 1947
(A13) English, 36 moves, 1-0

32.4 12 Ra2!
Konstantinopolsky vs Lipnitsky, 1950 
(A13) English, 41 moves, 1-0

32.8 13....a5!
Keres vs Smyslov, 1955 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 39 moves, 0-1

32.10 20 .d5?
Groszpeter vs Kupreichik, 1982
(D19) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch, 50 moves, 0-1

32.11 17 Ra3! 12...ra6! 2 rook lifts
Timman vs Karpov, 1990 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 36 moves, 0-1

32.14 12 h4!!
Aronian vs C Seel, 2002 
(B01) Scandinavian, 29 moves, 1-0

32.1 Transferring a Knight to the center 15.Nh4!
Botvinnik vs Panov, 1939 
(C49) Four Knights, 41 moves, 1-0

33.2 16...bf8!
Portisch vs Fischer, 1967 
(E69) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

33.4 24 Nb1!
Karpov vs Spassky, 1974 
(B83) Sicilian, 35 moves, 1-0

34.1 The Cloistered Bishop 15...Na5!
Von Scheve vs Tarrasch, 1892
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 42 moves, 0-1

34.2 14...Be8!
Beliavsky vs M Krasenkow, 2004
(E04) Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

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