Reggio Emilia: Caruana Recovers from Losses

Время публикации: 31.12.2011 00:21 | Последнее обновление: 31.12.2011 00:27

The Russian player Nikita Vitiugov couldn't resist against Caruana, who was unlucky enough in the first and third rounds of Reggio. 

In a "Trompowsky opening 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 quickly left the usual path.Vitiugov tried a novelty already on the sixth move. In a mutually difficult middlegame Nikita ventured to sacrifice a Knight.  

18.Nxe6!? fxe6 19.Qg6+
As a result the sacrifice didn't work out. But if Russian had chosen 22.Qf5! everything could have happened in another way; the result would definitely be unpredictable.  


  


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