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Marek Vokac vs Rainer F A Knaak
Leipzig (1981), Leipzig GDR, rd 7, Jan-??
English Opening: King's English Variation. Reversed Closed Sicilian (A25)  ·  0-1


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  tpstar: Note Black dared White into 21. Nxc7!? Qc5! and now 22. Nxa8 Rxf3! 23. Rxf3 Nxf3+ is crushing. Less clear is 22. Bxg4 Ne2+ 23. Kg2 Bxg4 24. Nxa8 Rxa8 25. Rf2 Re8 & 26 ... h5 but Black's pieces rule the board. Remember Black can't grab the Nc7 due to the weak back rank.

sandydoll26-tpstar0 (Yahoo 5/6/05): 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. d3 f5 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2 Bb4 6. Bd2 Bxc3 7. Bxc3 d6 8. Nf3 0-0 9. 0-0 Kh8 10. e3 Be6 11. Ng5 Bg8 12. b4 Rb8 13. b5 Ne7 14. a4 h6 15. Nf3 Ng6 (15 ... Kh7 & 16 ... g5!?) 16. Qe2 Re8 17. Bh3 f4 18. Bf5 Ne7 19. Bh3 e4 20. Nd4 f3 21. Qd1 d5 (Black has a big advantage) 22. c5 Ng6 23. Re1 Ne5 24. Bf1 Kh7 25. Qc2 Bf7 26. Red1 Qc8 27. c6 b6 28. de de 29. Nf5?? Qxf5 0-1.

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3. d3 f5 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2 Bb4 6. Bd2 Bxc3 7. Bxc3 d6
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