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Leon L Labatt vs Edward Friederich Schrader
15th Western Championship (1914), Memphis, TN USA, rd 7, Aug-13
Queen Pawn Opening: General (A40)  ·  0-1
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Feb-13-19
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  Phony Benoni: Unusual opening. Looks like it's going to be a Caro-Kann when Black suddenly touches the wrong man and plays the King's pawn instead.

Maybe we should call it the Caro-King Defense.

Doesn't look like somethat that moves the earth under White's feet, but by the time he sees the danger it's too late.

Feb-13-19  Retireborn: <PB> I think I would call it a Caro-Kann anyway, unless 3.Nf3 d6 occurs, when I would lay the blame squarely on Philidor.
Feb-13-19
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  Count Wedgemore: <Phony Benoni> & <Retireborn> It also resembles some lines of the Englund Gambit, those where White quickly gives back the pawn. But in those lines Black usually recaptures the e-pawn through ...Qe7 followed by ...Qxe5, instead of via a5 as in this game.
Feb-13-19
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  Phony Benoni: So, would <1.e4 e5 2.d4 c6> also be a Caro-Kann? Unfortunately, that move order loses instantly: P Shkapenko vs K Fedotov, 2017

Seriously, I have trouble calling an opening a Caro-Kann without ...d5, , but some things are so irregular that they can only be gathered under the lagest possible umbrella.

Feb-13-19
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  offramp: <Phony Benoni: So, would <1.e4 e5 2.d4 c6> also be a Caro-Kann?>

The C-K is very argillaceous.

Its defining move is ...c6, but in this game,
Petrosian vs M Sibarevic, 1979 Black plays 1...c5 and the opening is given as <Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack. Modern Defense (B13)>

Feb-14-19
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  offramp: This is a definite rope-a-dope game. Black plays the opening like a sack of spanners, but he is lucky that White decides to exchange all the pieces off, leaving Black with a totally won position.
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