for fun & chess for blood
11. Feb, 2020
Your pieces are stronger when they stand on open lines.
White has a lead in development but the lines of his queen, rooks and bishop are blocked either by his own d-pawn or Black's e6-pawn.
Lines become open when pawns are exchanged, so
... White plays d5
Open lines lead to mate. White's rooks power down the centre while the bishop supports at long range.
👍 White wins a rook: Position
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