[Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "????.??.??"] [Round "?"] [White "Black to move"] [Black "?"] [Result "*"] [Annotator "peter"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "r2qkb1r/pp2pppp/2n2n2/3p4/3P1Pb1/3B1N2/PPP3PP/RNBQ1RK1 b kq - 0 7"] [PlyCount "3"] [EventDate "2014.12.05"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] {} 7... Nxd4 {The knight on f3 is pinned to the queen, so black has won an important central pawn} (7... Bxf3 8. Qxf3 Nxd4 {also wins a pawn but is not as strong} 9. Qe3 Nc6 (9... Ne6 10. Bb5+ Nd7 11. f5 {and white's pieces are very active whilst blacks are being driven backwards}) 10. f5 {this stops black getting her pieces out so easily, and so whilst black is still better, white has got quite a lot of compensation for the pawn.}) 8. Nbd2 {to defend the knight on f3 better} (8. Nxd4 Bxd1) 8... e6 {black calmly continues to develop her pieces and white has nothing for the pawn.} *