This week we will look at a way to counter the . This counter helped Anish Giri to win a spectacular game against Praggnnanandhaa at the finals of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour.
In a position with kings on opposite sides, White’s attack never got off the ground. In the diagram below Black had the chance to seize the initiative and to let his pieces join the attack against the white king. A true modelgame, despite a small hiccup by Giri.
Exercise: Find the most precise way for Black to give his attack new impulses.
Feel free to move the pieces on the live diagram!
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