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Imagine your (stronger) opponent plays this Botez Gambit. How to strategise?

Yes you should be able to get a good position against Magnus/engine. Obviously, Magnus/engine is going to start with Bb5+ Kd8 to misplace our king, and I'm going to assume d3 to break open the ...
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Imagine your (stronger) opponent plays this Botez Gambit. How to strategise?

I'm confident a GM will beat Stockfish from that position. The key is to simplify the position ASAP. You can even give up material to do so as long as you retain enough material/advantage to win. Here'...
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Help with evaluating this position

At first glance, I liked white but looking a little deeper I think I actually prefer black. Black has some weaknesses but I don't see any way for white to exploit those weaknesses. I like the open g-...
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How do you evaluate this position?

I would say White has the initiative and easier play. Let's try something like this [FEN ""] 1.e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Bd3 O-O 8. Be3 c6 9. Qd2 d5 ...
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