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Gregory Kaidanov vs Gata Kamsky
US Championship (2012), St Louis, MO USA, rd 4, May-11
Slav Defense: Chameleon Variation (D15)  ·  1-0
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May-11-12  Marmot PFL: I was amazed that this was evidently the first game between these two. Kaidanov said it was easy to prepare for Kamsky and get a small edge because Kamsky has the smallest opening repertoire of any top player. Kamsky thought he was OK until he switched 2 moves with 15...Bb7? instead of playing 15...cd4 first.
May-13-12  ajile: White gets a good version of a Stonewall Attack since Black wastes a move with c6 and c5. Black wants to play c5 in one move against the Stonewall Attack.
May-13-12
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  wordfunph: "Well, I blundered. After dxc5 I was much worse."

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May-14-12
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  HeMateMe: Tuff loss. Gata will have to pick up an extra point somewhere. Naka is eratic. I think Kamsky can yet nip him at the wire.
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