#55 Same Direction Cannon Double Headed Snake Pawn Formation vs Double Ranked Chariot - Black Proper horses, C2=1, R4=5
1. C2=5 C8=5 2. H2+3 H8+7
3. R1=2 R9+1 4. P3+1 R9=4
5. H8+7 …………
As mentioned earlier, the most efficient move Black would be H2+3 for proper horse.
However we also discussed other variations. We had discussed Black
R4+3 R4+4, R4+5, R4+7 and P3+1 advantages all go to Red.
In this post, we will start to discuss Black H2+1.
Black H2+1 is also a main variation for Same Direction Cannons Opening.Black H2+1 is a valid move as well.
5. ………… H2+3 6. P7+1 …………
As mentioned in the begining to this opening series, the most effective move for Black is R1+1 for double ranked chariot.
If Black does not play R1+1, there are 4 other options:
We have learnt from previous posts, Black should not move his chariot on File 4.
How about C2=1?
We discuss C2=1 in this post
6. ………… C2=1
Black C2=1, what is the best move for Red?
7. R9=8 R4+5 8. H3+4 R4=3
9. H4+6 R3+1 10. H6+7 C1+4
11. C8+7 C5+4 12. A4+5 C1=3
13. E7+9 R3=1 14. R2+7 H7-5
15. C8=6 -R+2 16. C6-1 R1=4
17. R2=4 R4-6 18. K5=4 H5+7
19. R8+3 R1=3 20. R4=7 R4=6
21. C5=4 H7-5 22. R8=7 H5+3
23. R7=5 R6+3 24. E3+5
Current Board Situation:
1) The situation is rather stable