GW-KW, Point Count Chess Raw Discussion, File #7:
Part of the Advanced Beginner's Chess Guide (Section 2)
Finally White makes a developing move, and defends the key light square, e4.
7. ... Bb4
Black immediately attacks this defender of the light squares, and pins the Knight. Black has all his minor pieces developed.
The correct way to break a pin is to move the Bishop to an intervening square, as here.
8. ... O-O
Knowing that he will exchange the Nc3 for his Bishop, Black takes the time to get his King away to safety before the attack.
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