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Stefan Bromberger vs David Smerdon
World Junior Championship (2002), Goa IND, rd 7, Dec-13
Benoni Defense: Taimanov Variation (A67)  ·  0-1



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Dec-22-02  refutor: another wild game in the 7. ... Nbd7 taimanov line...if i played the benoni, i might give this line a hard look instead of the usual 7. ... Nfd7
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  Sneaky: I would too! Of course you'll meet many opponents who are too wimpy to take the "free" piece and they will simply develop and retain their opening initiative. I like 14...O-O!? better than 14...Bxc3 but apparently theory frowns upon the radical sacrifice line.
Jun-22-08  mmmsplay10: <sneaky> If in doubt about a crazy sacrifice line ask "what would tal do in this position?" (in other words do the sac)

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