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Alexander Alekhine vs Nicolaas Cortlever
Munich (1941), Munich GER, rd 3, Sep-10
French Defense: Tarrasch Variation. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07)  ·  1-0

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Apr-18-06
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  tpstar: I like these French lines where Black accepts the IQP, as White can utilize the d4 & e5 squares to gain space. I also enjoy making the KB waste time with 8. dc Bxc5 and then again after 9. Nb3.

tpstar-DFDK (FICS 4/15/06) [Fritz 7]: 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. Ngf3 Nc6 5. ed ed 6. Bb5 Nf6 7. 0-0 Be7 8. dc Bxc5 9. Nb3 Be7 10. Nbd4 Bd7 11. Bxc6 [last book move] Bxc6 12. Ne5 Qc7 13. Bf4 Qc8 [13 ... Bd6!? 14. Re1 0-0 ] 14. Re1 [ ] Ne4 15. f3 [15. c4 0-0 16. Rc1 ] Nf6? [15. Nc5 ]


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16. Nexc6 bxc6 17. Bd6 Ng8 18. Qe2 Qd7 19. Bxe7 Qxe7 [19 ... Nxe7 20. Nxc6! 0-0 21. Nxe7+ Kh8 ] 20. Qf2 [20. Qa6 Kf8 21. Rxe7 Nxe7 ] 1-0.

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