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Ulf Andersson vs Yasser Seirawan
Phillips & Drew Kings (1982), London ENG, rd 6, Apr-21
English Opening: Symmetrical Variation. Hedgehog Defense (A30)  ·  1-0



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Positionally, one would think of 11...Bxc3 to play against the doubled pawn weakness on a semiopen column, but it doesn't work tactically: 12.bxc3 Qc7 13.Rd1 Ke7 14.Ng5 with the double threat Qxf7+ and Bxb7 followed by Qxd6+. Black can't hold the position.

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