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Anatoly Karpov vs Viktor Korchnoi
Karpov - Korchnoi Candidates Final (1974), Moscow URS, rd 18, Nov-01
French Defense: Tarrasch Variation. Open System Main Line (C09)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-04-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: This was the last of the 7 French Tarrasches from the 1974 K-K match.

All the Tarrasches had a position like this in the opening:


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One might think that the French Tarrasch was a defence for black that involved black being left with an isolated d-pawn, just like the QGD Tarrasch. But it isn't. The French Tarrasch is the move 3.Nb1-d2.

C'est tout!

Nov-04-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Check It Out: c'est assez!

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