In this position from Amin -- Samhouri, Doha 2011 (Chess Informant 113/29), White found that the position met the requirements for a strike in the center. Bassem Amin annotated the game for Informant. This game illustrates how things might go terribly wrong quickly for Black in the Scandinavian Defense.
Scholastic players and parents: The label "Problem of the Week" links to posts that contain my "lesson of the week." These blog posts serve to reinforce what is presented in my after school and in-school chess clubs.
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