GOTW: Nalbant - Talukdar, U16 Olympiad Turkey, 2019

Our Canadian Game of the Week comes from the 2019 U16 Olympiad in Turkey. In round 2, Canada played the Turkish team, which fielded 3 IMs and 1 FM. The match was split +1 =2 -1 on the strength of this game by FM Rohan Talukdar as Black on board 1. White has just played a computer-approved Novelty on move 17 (!) in the Najdorf. Find a sensible plan for Black...

 

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