[Event "Titled Tuesday intern op 19th Jan"] [Site "Chess.com INT"] [Date "2021.01.19"] [Round "8"] [White "Pridorozhni, Aleksei"] [Black "Abdusattorov, Nodirbek"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C36"] [WhiteElo "2580"] [BlackElo "2627"] [PlyCount "48"] [EventDate "2021.??.??"] {We studied World Champion Magnus Carlsen's treatment (2..ef4) against the King's Gambit in the 1st series. Now, our topic is black's 2...d5 played by Super GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov. Let's find out.} 1. e4 e5 2. f4 d5 {I used to play this complicated line, several variations may transpose from this setup.} 3. exd5 exf4 ({IF} 3... e4 4. d3 Qxd5 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. Bd2 Bxc3 7. Bxc3 Ne7 8. dxe4 Qxe4+ 9. Qe2 Qxe2+ 10. Bxe2 O-O) 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bc4 Nbd7 {THE ASSIGNMENT: The knight plays to penetrate the d5 pawn and to bring out the bishop at c8 for quick development as well.} 6. O-O Nb6 7. Bb3 Nbxd5 8. c4 Ne7 {What a way for the knight to position itself, flexible yet annoying.} 9. Re1 Bg4 10. d4 Bxf3 11. Qxf3 Qxd4+ {Nice} 12. Kh1 O-O-O 13. Bxf4 Ng6 14. Be3 Qg4 {Of course, since black's position is better, exchanging queen's makes it much easier for the 2 knights to maneuver.} 15. Qf1 Bd6 {Overwhelming threat.} 16. Bc2 Qh4 17. Bf5+ Kb8 18. Bh3 Rhe8 19. Nc3 Bxh2 20. Bxa7+ Kxa7 21. Kxh2 Nf4 {Fantastic combination.} 22. Rxe8 Rxe8 23. Qf3 Kb8 24. c5 Re3 {Amazing game by Super GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov. To all upcoming kiddies and junior players. I suggest you study games of Super GMs Nodirbek Abdusattorov, Arjun Erigaisi and Genius Gukesh D. Create a database of their games (white and black) then study it. I hope you enjoyed it and loved it. Thank you for your support.} 0-1