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Anatoly Karpov vs Simanov
Vladimir jr-ch (1964)
Formation: King's Indian Attack (A07)  ·  1-0



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Feb-16-05  lopium: on 21...Ba4. Why Karpov didn't take it with his pawn or rook? On this two moves, i don't see a bad thing that can happen to Karpov.
Feb-16-05  Poisonpawns: <lopium> Ba4 is incorrect maybe chessgames can fix it. The move actually played was Bb5 according to The books and other databases with this game.
Sep-13-05  jungle474: Is this true, Poisonpawns? Because I've seen 21...Ba4 quoted elsewhere.
Sep-13-05  aw1988: If it was actually played, then perhaps Simanov forgot the d4 pawn was there and was planning Rb2...
Aug-26-06  Helios727: According to "Karpov's Collected Games" by David Levy, Black's 21st move was Bb5. Poisonpawns is correct.
May-06-07  AbhinavAsthana: Friends, Can you please explain me why 11.h3 followed by 12.Kh2.? I've seen such moves in Benko Gambit too but don't know the idea behind it.
May-06-07  Bears092: h3 - gains control of g4. In some scenarios, white pushes g4 and/or f5. Kh2 - guard the g3 square. The knight will often hop in there after the aforementioned g4 push.
May-06-07  AbhinavAsthana: <Bears092> Thanks. Good explanation.
Nov-17-12  nilo984: Julio Granda es PERU!!!

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