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Old 2016-10-10, 13:23   #8
henryzz
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Originally Posted by firejuggler View Post
maybe because d6 allow more movement for the king?
it doesn't look like a defensive nor offensive move.
Currently d6 is a weakness due to us not being able to attack it with a pawn. d6 means that we have two pieces attacking that square(queen, bishop) instead of one(bishop). This means that he can't take the pawn. d6 would otherwise be a good outpost for his knight. If we were to do e5, d5 would also become a weakness for the same reason. Again black often strengthens the square by the move d5.
Since stockfish has placed his knight on b5 which is one move away from d6, I would prefer to stop stockfish from doing Nd6+ next turn.
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