Andrei Vovk is moving on the white strip of his career. He won 2 tournaments with GM norm in a row (in Olomouc, Czech Republic and Rosenheim, Germany). Out of his glorious games Andrey chose the one, where he only needed 26 moves to win. This is a model game that illustrates the classical rule formulated by Steintz: "The player with the initiative has to attack and to develop the initiative actively; otherwise it will vanish or pass to the opponent"
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Any player who strives to make progress will enjoy this game a lot. Looking through Andrei Vovk victory at recent tournament in Cappelle will teach many instructive ideas in one of popular pawn structures. This knowledge came as surprise to Polish grandmaster. So Andrei presented perfect manual of planning in Sicilian against pawns d6, e6, f6, f7. Go ahead and study!
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