Originally posted by vendaThe only other options for that knight was f6 or e7. The first choice would have lost the knight, the second would've blocked in my bishop.
I am no expert but (there's always a but!!)I would suggest nh6 is not a great "developing" move"
Ok it's off it's start square but where's it going?
The grandmasters who sometimes analyse the competitions on you tube don't like knights on the edge of the board
Originally posted by vivifyOk. It blocks the bishop TEMPORARILY on e7 but after that it can swing over to the queen side via c8 or even to f6.
The only other options for that knight was f6 or e7. The first choice would have lost the knight, the second would've blocked in my bishop.
Originally posted by KnightStalker47This is good feedback.
I think you went wrong on move 14. You had 4 pawns for the piece and you still had better development. White has some serious difficulties getting his pieces into play on his queenside. If the QN goes to d2 it has no squares and the QB is trapped. If the QB goes to d2 the QN has no squares. This is the perfect chance to regroup and get the rest of yo ...[text shortened]... tries to untangle.
The knight moves you made mostly solved his development problems for him.