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George Alan Thomas vs Cenek Kottnauer
ENG-CSR (1947), London ENG, rd 2, Jun-15
Formation: King's Indian Attack (A07)  ·  1-0



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Aug-05-21  Straclonoor:

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After 30 moves white could won more faster then in the game.

Analysis by Stockfish 030721:

1. +- (9.46): 31.d4+ cxd4+ 32.Nxd4 Ra6 33.f4+ gxf3 34.Nxf3+ Ke6 35.Kf4 d4 36.Ng5+ Kd5 37.Rb5+ Kc6 38.Nf3 Nb6 39.Nxd4+ Kd6 40.Rh6+ Kd7 41.Ne6 Nd5+ 42.Rxd5+ Kc8 43.Kg5 Re8 44.Rc5+ Kb8 45.Rb5+ Kc8 46.Kxf5 Ra7 47.Rxh5 Rf7+ 48.Kg6 Rfe7 49.Nf4 Rc7 50.Rhc5 Rh8 51.Rxc7+ Kxc7 52.Rh5 Ra8 53.Ne6+ Kd7 54.Kf5 Kc6 55.Kf6 Rb8 56.Rc5+ Kd7 57.Rxa5

2. +- (7.08): 31.Rbc7 Ra6 32.Rxc5 Re6 33.f4+ gxf3 34.Kxf3 h4 35.d4+ Kf6 36.Nc7 Rd6 37.Nxd5+ Kg6 38.Rxh4 Kg7 39.Ne3 Rdf6 40.Rf4 Nd6 41.Rxa5 Kg6 42.Re5 Ra8 43.a5 Rf7 44.h4 Rf6 45.Kg2 Nb7 46.Nd5 Rxa5 47.Nxf6 Rxe5 48.dxe5 Nd8 49.Nd7 Kg7 50.Rxf5 Kg6 51.g4 Kg7

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  fredthebear: B24/B25: Sicilian, Closed
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 d6

This was a Sicilian, Closed variation from the get-go. There are so many KIA mislabels on this site. Here's a basic explanation:

Here's a bit more:

Note that Black plays ...e6 before ...d6 in this game. That would be a poor reason to label this a KIA.

From an advertisement: "1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g3 g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.d3 d6

Spassky’s treatment was more aggressive, very often playing with an early f4 followed by Nf3, while Smyslov was more cautious and preferred to develop his pieces with Be3 and Qd2 followed by Nge2."

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