[September 17, 2017] Updated Opening Article by GM Borki Predojević:
June 2017 Revisited: Italian Game, Giuoco Pianissimo with 8. a4!?

Highlights from the sixth update of this opening article include P. Harikrishna – S. Sethuraman, Tbilisi (m/4) 2017, a fresh all-Indian top level encounter from the ongoing FIDE World Cup, as well as a simple, yet important improvement on the existing opening theory: D. Anton Guijarro – D. Howell, Minsk 2017.

[Diagram: Black to Move] White is a pawn up and has a bishop pair, but it’s Black’s turn to move, so he can create a promising counterplay. What would you try?

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