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Vladimir Kramnik vs Viswanathan Anand
Dortmund (1999), Dortmund GER, rd 7, Jul-17
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Noa Variation (E37)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Jul-23-13
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  plang: 11..d4 had been played once before in Furman-Averbakh 1948 USSR Ch.

Anand's comment:
"The most populat continuation here is 11..0-0 12 Bb2..b6. However, when I prepared for my match against Garry (no, not this one - 1995!), my trainer Ubilava started analyzing this move and couldn't stop after he found ..d3! After four years(!), I finally got to play it.

The point of ..d4 is that it simply stops Qc2-b2-xg7 (if 11..Ng3 12 Qb2..Nxh1 13 Qxg7 )."

Averbakh had played 13..Qe7 and White had gone on to win. Black would certainly seem to have good compensation after 14 exd..Qf6 15 dxe..Qxf3 16 Rg1..0-0-0 17 Be2..Qf6 followed by ..Rhe8. After 16..Nc6! Kramnik did not like the complications starting with 17 0-0..Nc3 18 Qxb7..Rb8 19 Qc7..0-0 20 Rd2..Nxe2+ 21 Kh1..Be4! so, u=instead, settled for a repetition.

Jul-23-13
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  perfidious: Euwe vs Najdorf, 1947 carried on instead with 11....0-0 12.Bb2 Ng3 13.Qc3 d4 14.Nxd4 Nxd4 15.fxg3 Nc2+ 16.Kf2 and Black had little to show for the pawn, despite the apparent displacement of White's king.

<ray keene>'s comment on this line some thirty years ago, in reference to Euwe-Najdorf, was something to the effect that 'We would not advise the reader to enter this line without a ball of string and some pre-game analytical work!'

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