[December 16, 2018] Updated Opening Article by GM Slaviša Brenjo:
September 2016 Revisited: Bishop’s Opening with 7. Qxd2
After Chinese prodigy Wei Yi mesmerized the world with a stunning queen sacrifice against his super-GM compatriot Ding Liren, this offbeat line suddenly gained in popularity. This update brings several new successful outings for the players of White, including a top-level one: F. Caruana – P. Tregubov, Berlin 2017.
[Diagram: Black to Move] Raubfisch ME 262 – Komodo 9.02, Internet (blitz) 2016. What seemed like another uneventful balanced game among the top engines could have turned into a barely defendable position for White had Komodo had more time to calculate more deeply… Can you find the devastating attacking plan for Black?
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