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Anatoly Karpov vs Boris Gelfand
Linares (1991), Linares ESP, rd 6, Mar-03
King's Indian Defense: Normal. King's Knight Variation (E60)  ·  1-0



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Aug-27-07  mannetje: This is a Grünfeld, not a King's Indian Defence.
Aug-27-07  RookFile: Vintage Karpov endgame play.
Aug-27-07  Karpova: It's called Schlechter's defense, isn't it? (Reinfeld calls the king's side fianchetto and c6-d5 that way)
Aug-27-07  euripides: The exchanges on moves 15-17 look as if they weaken white's pawn structure, but in the long run, if Black cannot prevent c4, it's the other way round. The isolation of Black's c pawn costs the game, not because it falls, but because it is easier to blockade far up the board than White's king's side majority. All very instructive.
Jul-14-10  whiteshark: Grünfeld, symetrical Variation, <ECO = D79.>

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Jul-14-10  whiteshark: Karpov's brilliant endgame technique.
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  Tabanus: This round 6 game, scheduled for March 2, was postponed because Karpov was "indisposed". It was played on March 3rd.

- El Mundo Deportivo, 3 & 4 March 1991

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  HeMateMe: rook endgames 101. create a weak pawn, pile the rooks on the weak pawn file, tie down the defenders king, infiltrate.

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