Irina Krush vs Anna Zatonskih (US Women’s Ch / Semi-Finals 2)

by National Master Loal Davis Zatonskih’s ‘e5’ break on move 13 was a natural move to undermine White’s central Pawns.   Krush thought it was a mistake for Black to immediately capture ‘Bxc5′ after White’s ’14. dxe5’ (DIAGRAM) because of ‘Qc2’ which threatened both the ‘h7’ Pawn and ‘Nxd5’ with… Continue reading