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by Merijn van Delft
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Game of the Week #394

The past week was a relatively quiet one, as the 2700 club had a break from classical chess. When checking the other tournaments, I came across a model game played with the Four Pawns Attack against the Alekhine Defence. Since this variation has never gained main line status, it is an interesting topic for study tonight.

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Warming-up question: What would you play here with White?

 

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Merijn van Delft is an International Master from the Netherlands who lived in Hamburg for many years and is currently based in Amsterdam. After scoring a GM norm in 2017 he is eager for more. His ChessBase show on Wednesday evenings has been running for over ten years now.