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Andrei Istratescu vs Anatoly Karpov
Karpov Istratescu Match Rapid (2005), Bucharest ROU, rd 5, Mar-25
Vienna Game: Vienna Gambit. Breyer Variation (C29)  ·  0-1


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Apr-10-05  acdc: was this rapid or classical?? why was istratescu dropping so many pawn??
Apr-10-05  Milo: "Karpov Istratescu Match Rapid 2005" Classical ;).
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  Garech: 6.Qe2 is not necessary and ruins what is otherwise a very strong and underestimated opening at all levels - the Vienna game, especially with 2. ... Nf6 and 3.f4 ... a safe variation of the King's Gambit in which black has to play very accurately to equalise.
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