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Anatoly Karpov vs Heikki Westerinen
Nice Olympiad Final-A (1974), Nice FRA, rd 11, Jun-25
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Modern Steinitz Defense (C72)  ·  1-0

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Sep-23-05  halcyonteam: That is what i call:brute force
Oct-12-05  babakova: Ofcourse Karpov won this game nicely, but he had ALOT of help from his opponent who didnt try anything, just shuffled around wihout a plan... Not really an impressive game since you know black will cave in eventually.
Jan-27-07  AliMatok: what happens after 34...Rxa7???
Jan-27-07
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  keypusher: <AliMatok> 35. Nxd7 Rxa1 36. Rxa1
Nov-21-10
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  Everett: <babakova> And who do you think relegated black to just shuffling around?
Dec-20-13
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  Jonathan Sarfati: An impressive game by the young Karpov, showing why he was the logical successor to Fischer. Black probably didn't realize how strong 19. b4 would prove to be, caging in the ♘b7.
Jun-15-14  Conrad93: Isn't 5. Bxc6+ bxc6 6. d4 better?
It's the main reason why I never play the Steinitz variation.
Jun-15-14
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  perfidious: That line is also not bad--not sure it is objectively better, but leads to a different type of game.
Oct-27-20
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  kingscrusher: An impressive example of making use of Space advantage used in Stean's "Simple chess"

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