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Loek van Wely vs Gata Kamsky
Groningen (1995), Groningen NED, rd 3, Dec-21
Gruenfeld Defense: Three Knights Variation. Hungarian Attack (D92)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jun-23-13  csmath: Loek (difficult opponent for Kamsky) blows tremedeous opening advantage with 22. Rb1?

He had new opening concept, outplayed Kamsky but missed the kill. If he had played

22. c6! then

22. ... Rac8
23. 0-0 Nxb4
24. Ra1 Qc2
25. Qxb4 Qxd2
26. Qa4 Qb2
27. Ra2 Qf6
28. Rc2

all relatively simple and black has 0 compensation for pawn and with heavy pieces even in this simple position that would be fight for survival without any risk whatsoever for white.

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