[December 24, 2017] Updated Opening Article by GM Slaviša Brenjo:
August 2015 Revisited: Symmetrical English, Mecking Variation

The original key game P. Harikrishna – I. Cheparinov, Kocaeli 2015 remains the model game in this variation (that is – in our humble opinion), which was recently confirmed in B. Gledura – R. Markus, Budapest 2017 (from the ongoing Dr Geza Hetenyi Memorial), where Black managed to equalize comfortably following in Cheparinov’s footsteps.

[Diagram: Black to Move] Black knights are overloaded, so he has to act quickly to preserve the balance. Any ideas?

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