Octopus

6/29/2012 – White possesses the infamous knight on d6, against which Black has just prepared the doubling of rooks on the d-file with 20...Rd7 (diagram). Backing up this piece with 21.Rf2 Rad8 22.Rfd2 now leads to ... A)... a clear positional advantage for White; B)... balanced chances; C)... material gains for Black. ChessBase Magazine, larger diagram and solution.

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Octopus

White possesses the infamous knight on d6, against which Black has just prepared the doubling of rooks on the d-file with 20...Rd7 (diagram). Backing up this piece with 21.Rf2 Rad8 22.Rfd2 now leads to ...

A)... a clear positional advantage for White;
B)... balanced chances;
C)... material gains for Black.

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