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Saturday, May 29, 2010

QGD-Lasker’s Defense Revisited

In case anybody missed it I recently posted one of my games using the QGD-Lasker Defense on this Blog.

I said in that post it results in a sound but barren position but that’s exactly why I like it. World Champion Anand apparently agrees with me (maybe he read my post?) because he recently used it to defeat Topalov in their World Championship match.

I ran across an excellent video of this defense by FM Steve Stoyko can be viewed at the Kenilworth Chess Club. Watch Lecture

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