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The position is very advantageous for Black anyway, but there are two points in including 14...c4 15.dc4 before sacrificing the knight: Deflecting the wPd3 give access to e4 to Black pieces if White plays fg4. Especially the Bg6 will gladly join the mating attack. Since Black Pd5 will be undefended after the knight departure, it is worth preventing any ...


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You ask why it doesn't work. To make things simpler, we move Pd3 to e3 such that all tactics in the e-file become a nonissue. When does Bxh2+ work anyway? The standard conditions (obviously there may be myriads of concrete alterations when it works a different way than standard) requires: A: You get your knight to g4. B: You get your queen to h4 (or maybe ...


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As you've shown in your analysis, the line after ...Bxh2 does indeed give Black a decisive advantage. However, Black also has a completely winning position without going for ...Bxh2, so why bother calculating the complications when there's an easy way to have a good advantage?


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What's the point of the Greek Gift? Do you gain anything by decoying the White king to h2? If not (and I don't see any gain; in fact you lose a little since the final ...Rxe1 does not come with check), there's no need to give up the bishop; you might as well play 21...Rxa1.


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in chesstempo's recent tag update (2021Oct), you can find greek gift in their tags in lichess you can try kingside attack or queenside attack


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