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Anatoly Karpov vs Gennadi Kuzmin
Leningrad Interzonal (1973), Leningrad URS, rd 7, Jun-12
French Defense: Tarrasch Variation. Open System Main Line (C09)  ·  1-0
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Dec-01-04
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  Honza Cervenka: This is a superb game of Karpov which shows well the importance of control of the open file with major pieces.

If 31...Nd7, then 32.Bxg6! fxg6 33.Qxg6 (treatening 34.Re8+) 33...Qc8 34.Re6 with a mate in several moves.

35...Qxc3 would not have been better for 36.Re3 Qc8 37.Re6 (threatening 38.Rxg6+ Kxg6 39.Qf6+ with mate.) 37...Kg8 38.Rxg6+! fxg6 39.Re6 and black is defenceless.

Apr-13-06
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  offramp: Karpov had a huge score against the French Tarrasch in the early 70s. But along came Viktor Kortschnoi - http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches... - to show that strong players can play the opening without fear.
Jun-23-07
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  Chessical: 11...Qb6! 12.Bd3 a5 13.Nf5=
Dec-04-08
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  Woody Wood Pusher: Great game by Karpov, fearless advance of his KS pawns!
May-23-10
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  Rubenchik: calm ... before the storm, g4!
May-07-13
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  Poisonpawns: Question: What happens if black plays 18..d4
Sep-08-17  Toribio3: Karpov played like great Akiva Rubenstein.
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