Opening Novelty in the QGD on move five

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Opening Novelty in the QGD on move five

Post by John Upham » Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:31 pm

Round Seven spectators (?) at the 93rd Tradewise Hastings International Congress were treated to a move five novelty in the Queen's Gambit Declined when David Fryer played 5...Nxg4 not previously recorded in MegaBase 2017.

Previous moves were

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. g4 ?! :lol:

Enjoy !

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Re: Opening Novelty in the QGD on move five

Post by IM Jack Rudd » Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:02 pm

That's quite a common idea in the Queen's Gambit these days, but I don't think I've seen it in that exact position.

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Re: Opening Novelty in the QGD on move five

Post by LawrenceCooper » Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:07 pm

John Upham wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:31 pm
Round Seven spectators (?) at the 93rd Tradewise Hastings International Congress were treated to a move five novelty in the Queen's Gambit Declined when David Fryer played 5...Nxg4 not previously recorded in MegaBase 2017.

Previous moves were

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. g4 ?! :lol:

Enjoy !
g4 previously played by Mamedyarov & Nakamura :shock:

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Re: Opening Novelty in the QGD on move five

Post by John Upham » Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:33 pm

LawrenceCooper wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:07 pm
John Upham wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:31 pm
Round Seven spectators (?) at the 93rd Tradewise Hastings International Congress were treated to a move five novelty in the Queen's Gambit Declined when David Fryer played 5...Nxg4 not previously recorded in MegaBase 2017.

Previous moves were

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. g4 ?! :lol:

Enjoy !
g4 previously played by Mamedyarov & Nakamura :shock:
I suspect they selected their opponents for this line fairly carefully.

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Re: Opening Novelty in the QGD on move five

Post by Mick Norris » Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:58 pm

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Not looking good for black at move 26
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