Move 7… Ne4 is connected with a different plan: Black proceeds either with Nxc3, b7-b6 and Nf6, or f7-f5 sometimes followed by g7-g5, with counterplay.
The idea of 7… Nh5 is clear – to trade that Knight for the well-positioned Bishop on f4. White maintains a slight space advantage after 8. Be2 Nxf4 9. exd4 c6, but Black has a bishop pair to compensate for his slightly cramped position.
[Diagram: White to Move] White has already sacrificed a piece to launch an attack against the black King. How should he proceed?
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