The Daily Review, Sunday, September 10, 1967
by Richard Shorman
The following game has instructional value for those who are uncertain as to why Black generally prefers P-K4 to P-QB4 in the Saemisch variation of the King's Indian.
The point is that when White forgoes Queen-side castling in this line, Black's counterplay on the flank after P-QB4 seems to carry less weight than White's threatened break-through in the center.
White: James Ulrich. Black: John Mecorney.
1 P-Q4 P-KN3
(a) Black chooses to operate on the Queen side, but 7…P-K4 followed in due course by P-KB4 is strategically sounder.
Just In Case…
Art Neal of San Jose has come up with the first really new idea in chess equipment since the invention of the chess clock. Neal's patented attache chess case, with ample space inside for a full-size chessmen and a chess clock, folds out flat to reveal a good-looking tournament chessboard (2¼-inch squares).
For further information regarding this convenient, practical and unique invention, telephone Mr. Neal at his home, 258-4740.
Where To Play Chess
The Hayward Chess Club, 2058 D St. (Hayward Arts and Science Center), Monday and Friday, 8-11 p.m.
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