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Gata Kamsky vs Alexander Onischuk
US Championship (2012), St Louis, MO USA, rd 3, May-10
Formation: Queen Pawn Game: London System (D02)  ·  1-0


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May-10-12  Wyatt Gwyon: Something pretty cool about seeing the London system at such a high level.
May-10-12  Everett: A pretty finish, after the forced 48..Kany 49. Qd7+ Qxd7 50.exd7 the epawn and white's bishop prevent Black's room from stopping the Q promotion.
May-10-12  whithaw: beautiful ending
May-10-12  uscfratingmybyear: I find it education how Kamsky starts off in a quiet, unassuming opening giving the appearance of going nowhere but a draw and then brings it to a boil with some hammer blow moves.
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  HeMateMe: Wonderful game, Kamsky in sharp form.
May-12-12  mrbasso: While 2...e6 is OK, I prefer 2...c5.
White has nothing IMHO.
May-13-12  ajile: Black should attack the Bf4 before White plays h3. After White gets in h3 then he can always drop the bishop back if attacked to the h2 square. 5..Nh5 does the job in this game.
May-13-12  ajile: Example game. Not the exact same move order but shows the idea.

Z Ljubisavljevic vs Velimirovic, 1979

May-18-12  DiscoJew: What a beautiful game. I love how Kamsky doesn't push it; he lets the white initiative develop in a truthful, natural sense, and harmoniously the attack blows black right off the board. Wicked strength here from Gata...
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  Ladolcevita: A beautiful game indeed!
May-24-12  k009ris: I love Kamsky's style! Unique at that level, Petrosian like beauty.
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