[Retros] Die Schwalbe Heft 228, december 2007 again

Joost de Heer joost at sanguis.xs4all.nl
Mon Jan 14 10:08:55 EST 2008

> Joost did not find a cook in my problem, because the uncapture of a Bg5 is a correct solution,

> while the uncapture of a Qg5 is only a try and does not solve because of a forward defense.

IMO forward defenses don't work in Hoeg retractors. Black's 'retractor
turn' is over when he moves back a piece. That white adds an uncaptured
piece doesn't give black the chance to say 'Oh, but now I want to play
something else as a forward defense". No, black's retraction turn is over.


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