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Middle game ideas
Compiled by chinokoli
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Interesting ideas in the middle game

Slav defence. W binds the B queen side, and defends his K side
Lautier vs Bareev, 1991 
(D14) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation, 35 moves, 1-0

White sacrifices pawn at b4 for initiative
Morozevich vs Navara, 2011 
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 1-0

Grunfeld.. Qb3
Carlsen vs Dominguez Perez, 2010 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 45 moves, 1-0

Q gambit accepted. White dominates the K side dark squares
Yusupov vs M Sorokin, 1998 
(D20) Queen's Gambit Accepted, 39 moves, 1-0

KID Saemich as black
A Moiseenko vs Baklan, 2001
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 47 moves, 0-1

KID Saemisch
Bu Xiangzhi vs Jobava, 2002
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 54 moves, 1/2-1/2

QGD - semi slav. W gambits pawn for development
Giri vs Caruana, 2013 
(D31) Queen's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 1-0

Interesting idea for the Black KID
Fridman vs Naiditsch, 2013 
(E97) King's Indian, 45 moves, 0-1

Petrosian vs Petrovsky, positional sacrifice for spatial adv.
Petrosian vs Petrovsky, 1946 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Positional knight sacrifice 12. Nxf7 in the semi-slav
Topalov vs Kramnik, 2008 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

Old King's Indian. Caruana vs Jobava 2013 24 Rg5!
Caruana vs Jobava, 2013 
(A53) Old Indian, 38 moves, 1-0

Ding Liren vs Levon Aronian. QGD semi slav defense
Ding Liren vs Aronian, 2013 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 46 moves, 1-0

QGD: exchange variation; Svidler vs Bacrot 2013
Svidler vs Bacrot, 2013 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 27 moves, 1-0

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