|Apr-08-05|| ||drukenknight: anybody play this version of the Scotch with 4...Qh4? it works better w/ 7..Kf8 |
|May-14-05|| ||Rama: Hello, DK. Not bad for blindfold.
Are you noticing RG and I are playing again?
|May-14-05|| ||aw1988: Why is Kf8 better?|
|Dec-29-08|| ||Amarande: <aw1988> 7 ... Kf8 does appear better from some strategical points, in particular the development of the Black Rooks.|
After 7 ... Kd8, the development of Black's a8-Rook is heavily hindered, as it will take at least two more non-developing moves (c6 and Kc7, at the least) to usefully extricate this piece without causing additional interference.
On the other hand, after 7 ... Kf8, the Rook can go straight to the open e-file as soon as the Bishop is developed. Often, Kf8 in such situations can be bad, because it hinders the h8-rook, but as the check that forces Black's King to move opens the g-file for Black this is not really an issue here.
The game could continue (after 7 ... Kf8) 8 Nd2 Qe5 9 Nf3 Qxg7 10 Bxc5+ Nge7 11 Bc4 d6 12 Be3 Rg8, with an interesting game. (Note that swiping the g-pawn at move 12 would be highly dangerous, on account of 13 Bh6+ Ke8 14 Rg1 Qh3 15 Bxf7+ etc. with a withering attack)
|Dec-07-09|| ||InspiredByMorphy: Does black stand better after 17. ...Kd7?|
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