“If you want to play for a draw, don’t leave anything to chance. Just force either a completely drawn ending or a perpetual.”
It is good to review from time to time important lines such as the 8.Rb1 variation. If there is something you can bet on, it is that your opponents will know at least those ones. Such lines require knowledge of the strategic ideas and plans, as well as the possible tactical blows for both sides. The selection of games below are meant to be a starting point into a deeper exploration that you could do.
Game 1 – The Logical 12… b6!?
Game 2 – A simple twist
Game 3 – The Reliable Recipe 12… Bg4!