Opposite Castling Pawn Storms

Here’s a nice clear example of a pawn storm from a Queen’s Gambit Declined in which Black comes second. Note that White was a noted endgame specialist, so the game also contradicts those who think their ‘style’ means they shouldn’t have great expertise in other things too.


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Nigel Davies is an International Chess Grandmaster living in St. Helens in the UK. The winner of 15 international tournaments he is also a former British U21 and British Open Quickplay Champion and has represented both England and Wales on several occasions. These days Nigel teaches chess through his chess training web site, Tiger Chess, which has articles, recommendations, a monthly clinic, videos and courses. His students include his 15 year old son Sam who is making rapid progress with his game. Nigel has written a number of chess books that are available at Amazon: