The Fried Liver Attack – Part 4

Today we will continue our course by looking at the second defense in the Fried Liver attack:  

1. e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Nxd5 6.Nxf7 Kxf7 7.Qf3+ Ke6  8. Nc3  

8…Nce7    

The key difference is that white can’t eliminate that knight immediately with the rook sacrifice as after 8…. Ncb4 9. a3!  

Greco,G – NN [C57]

Europe 1620  

 9.0-0  

White is making room for the Rook to go to e1.  

9…c6 10. Re1

10…Bd7?

This passive move amounts to practically throwing in the towel.Black was obligated to move the King away from the center after 10…Kd6! 11. d4 Kc7 keeping some chances to survive.  

11. d4!

Black’s King is now stuck in the center and there are lots of threats in the air. White is clearing the way for his incoming forces.  

11…Kd6

Black has to give up the pawn on e5.  

12. Rxe5 Ng6  

 At the cost of a pawn Black has hoped to drive the enemy rook from the aggressive position on e5, and has also expected to win some time for regrouping. Alas, his pieces are misplaced and the lack of safety for his K is telling.  

13. Nxd5!   

Striking while the iron is hot! White is harmoniously developed, and the next tactical operation is clearing up the situation.  

13…Nxe5  

Black has no chance of saving his skin.  

14. dxe5+ Kc5 15. b4+  

The point of this forced sequence. The black’s King has to capture the Bishop.  The mate is inevitable.  

15…Kxc4 16.Qd3 Mate!

Black‘s King looks so miserable.  

 

 

Advertisements

2 Responses

  1. […] The Fried Liver Attack, Part Four by Boris Alterman (June 16, 2008) […]

  2. I was hunting on google and I stumbled on your blog. Very good post you might have here. I have shared it to my friend who was in search of such info. I’m pretty sure this will likely allow him a great deal.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s