View Full Version : Miles, Morozevich, Dvoretsky ... and me!

Kevin Bonham
03-06-2007, 02:59 AM
I would say my life is complete on being cited by Dvoretsky (I only just found out about it tonight!), but people who say dumb things like that have a nasty habit of dropping dead on cue, and anyway, it isn't true. :lol:

3Q4/q4ppk/p3pn1p/1p6/1P6/P1r1PB1P/5PP1/3R2K1 w - - 1 1

White to move. Assess this position. What is white's best plan?

If you get stuck, http://www.chesscafe.com/text/dvoretsky68.pdf may help. :)

03-06-2007, 10:28 PM
Very good!

Aaron Guthrie
03-06-2007, 10:54 PM
I remember that article. Korchnoi depth analysis! The punchline at the end is the kind of evaluation that I wrote a logic essay about once.

And big ups for being mentioned by Dvorestky!

Kevin Bonham
03-06-2007, 11:16 PM
Some positions just seem almost inexhaustibly rich. Miles and I were analysing that in 2001 - he wrote a column then I sent in some corrections. I had no idea it had been dug up again. There was another one I was contributing stuff to that Carsten Hansen was analysing, I think it was Morphy-Bird, where one of the crucial lines went to an endgame of king and four connected (and quite well advanced) passed pawns vs king and two rooks.