GW-KW, Point Count Chess Raw Discussion, File #7:
Part of the Advanced Beginner's Chess Guide (Section 2)
Further weakening the light squares.
4. ... Bg4
Developing his Bishop outside the ensuing pawn chain and attacking the Queen. Black makes this move because his Bishop is protected by the Knight, and the most logical piece White should move is the Bishop on f1. Black would like to exchange his Bishop with White, to remove the White Bishop responsible for the light squares and further take control of those light squares.
A rather unexpected move, but very acceptable to Black. This Knight is now pinned, and if Black can take this Knight on f3, he would have a flexible light squared Bishop attacking d1 and h1, as well as a further guard on e4. Note that Black has 3 pieces in play, while White only has one, and that one is pinned, and cannot for the time being go to e5, its best square in this attack; Already Black has the initiative and better development, and is ahead in the game.
5. ... e6
Black decides to further increase his lead in development by opening the a3-f8 file for his Bishop,and simultaneously protecting his d5 pawn.
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