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Johannes Minckwitz vs Siegbert Tarrasch
German Masters tournament (1888), Leipzig, rd 4, Dec-05
French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01)  ·  0-1



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  Honza Cervenka: It is quite impressive how easily black tears apart white with Kingside attack in such a symmetrical position arising from Exchange variation of French.
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  Penguincw: White had an amazing center, right to the near end, but black simply found a way through.
Oct-06-21  DouglasGomes: After f5, White's dark squared bishop is a bad piece (e3 is bad place to put the bishop in Exchange French, you want your rooks playing there). Black here has more central control, he will end up with more space in the kingside (not symmetrical at all). In the mainline White plays Bg5 and can play c4, making f5 much riskier.

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