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Anatoly Karpov vs Boris Gelfand
FIDE Candidates Match (1995), Sanghi Nagar IND, rd 6, Feb-13
Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fully Accepted Variation (A58)  ·  1-0



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Aug-19-06  Brown: 41.h4 must have come as a cold shower for black.
Jun-11-10  black.pr0jekt: swagger
Sep-05-11  Everett: By move 39, Karpov has fully blunted Black's initiative and pressure on the Q-side while maintaining a much more flexible set of pieces. What follows is a complete massacre as Karpov is practically two rooks to the good.
Apr-05-12  Ulhumbrus: 13...h6 disturbs the king side pawns without necessity. An alternative is 13...Qc7 following the plan of ...Rfa8, ...Nd7-b6-a4 and ...Nf6-e8 as in the famous game Taimanov vs Bronstein, 1953
Apr-05-12  Shams: Quite a kabuki display from Black's heavies here between moves 22 and 35.
May-30-12  cunctatorg: One of the greater maneuvering games I have ever seen!! Wow!!!!!
Oct-03-20  fisayo123: Karpov makes Gelfand look foolish here. I'm not sure the Benko is the best choice vs positional God who delights in being as non concrete as possible when he can help it. This was like white to play and win from move 1

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