By Edward LASKER
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KtxQ, White is so much ahead with his development that Black's chance of equalising the game would seem questionable. Q− KKt3. P−K5. KtxKtch, KPxKt or KtPxKt, gives Black an even chance, for although he loses his centre pawn he obtains a good development, and later in the game he has opportunities of exercising pressure on White's QP through his open Q file. Except the French defence and the Caro−Kann, there is no game in which an irregular reply to White's 1. THE OPENING 39 Chess Strategy P−Q4.
14. 15. Castles R−Kt1 Kt−R5 P−QKt4 If White does not wish to lose so many moves with his Kt, he can effect the intended protection of his QP as follows: 7. Q−Q2 P−QR3 not P−QB4 at once, because of Kt−Kt5. Castles Castles P−QB4 P−B4 Kt−QB3 and so on. In both cases White has an easy development, whilst Black has no convenient square for his Queen's Bishop. To avoid this drawback Rubinstein has evolved the following variation, in which provision is made from the first for the freedom of action of the Queen's Bishop: 3.
P−K5 IV. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Kt−QB3 PxP Kt−B3 P−Q4! P−B3 P−Q4! SCOTCH GAME Kt−KB3 P−Q4 KtxP Kt−QB3 KtxKt B−Q3 Kt−QB3 PxP Kt−B3 B−Kt5 KtPxKt P−Q4! Thus, for the loss of a pawn, White has a paramount advantage in position. ] at Q3 is open to constant attacks and is difficult to defend. 20 The best plan for Black is to decline the doubtful gift of the pawn and to bring about one of the positions, as sketched above, in which, by playing P−Q4 early in the game, Black is sure of the free development of all his forces.
Chess Strategy by Edward LASKER