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Sunday, July 31, 2011

Chess Strategy - Geller Exploits Weak Light Squares

Geller – Bertok, 1961
image White to move. Efim Geller outplayed his opponent in this Sicilian middlegame, and controls the light squares in the center (d5 and f5). Now his pieces occupy ideal squares and it just the matter of finding the decisive blow…

For the solution, and brief overview of the entire game (taken from the “Mastering the Endgame” book by Shereshevsky) - watch the YouTube video:

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