Since moves 6… g6 and 6… e6 in our opinion lead to White’s advantage, the only ambitious line for Black is 6… a6, where White has two principal continuations: 7. Ba4 and 7. Bf1. If we follow the first option, after 7… b5 8. Bc2 Bg4 we recommend either 9. d3 or 9. h3 for club level players, and 9. a4 for the advanced ones.
Although Black can equalize, highly accurate play is mandatory in most of the abovementioned lines!
[Diagram: White to Move] White has sacrificed both exchanges, and has the possibility to finish his opponent off. Hint: the e6-pawn is your main target!
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