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Igor Alexandre Nataf vs Anatoly Karpov
NAO Masters (2002), Cannes FRA, rd 2, Feb-23
Caro-Kann Defense: Advance Variation. Van der Wiel Attack (B12)  ·  0-1

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Feb-28-02  knight: 7...f6 and 8...gxf6 where the most instructive moves of this game.
Apr-22-04  notyetagm: Played in French-like fashion, ... f6.
Oct-19-05  notyetagm: When the dust settles, Black is up ♕ for ♖.
Aug-27-06  notyetagm: It's amazing how Karpov's pieces just explode to life during moves 20 through 24.
Oct-05-07  notyetagm: Wow, after 23 ... ♖g8-g2, Karpov (Black) has lined up not one, not two, but three(!) count'em three(!) of his line pieces against the White d2-queen: Black d8-rook, Black e3-bishop, and the Black g2-rook.

Position after 23 ... ♖g8-g2:


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Things are not looking good for Her Majesty.

Sep-07-19
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  plang: 4..a6 was first played by Speelman in his win over Timman at the 1991 Reykjavik World Cup tournament; the move has achieved some popularity as a sideline over the years. Burmakin had introduced 7..f6 a few months earlier in his short draw with Movsesian at Capelle La Grande. In that game White had played 8 Nf4; 8 exf was new. Karpov thought that 10 0-0-0 would have been more solid. 13 Nc1? was not consistent woth White's kingside hyper aggression and backfired quickly. 17 Bg1 would have been better but after 17..Qc7 18 Bh2..f5 Black's edge would still have been evident. 21 Bxd5? lost quickly; 21 Nxd5?! (perhaps 21 Ne2..Nf6 is best though Black still would have been clearly better) 21..Bxd5 22 Qxd5..Nxe3 23 Qxd6..Nxd1 24 Qxc7..Kxc7 25 Rxd6..b6 would not likely have changed the result.

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