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Anatoly Karpov vs Robert Huebner
SWIFT Blitz (1987) (blitz), Brussels BEL, Apr-26
Queen's Gambit Accepted: Old Variation (D20)  ·  1-0



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Oct-27-03  skakmiv: Why isn't 10..e5 good?
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  crafty: 10...e5 11. exd4 exd4 12. ♘xd4 ♘xd4 13. ♕e5 ♕d6 14. ♕xd6   (eval 0.54; depth 12 ply; 500M nodes)
Oct-27-03  drukenknight: huebner actually outplays him for awhile I wonder if 45...Rd8 and try to trade R for B/P leaving black an extra pawn.

also 49...Qf5+ looks interesting.

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  gambitfan: the roblem of the ISOLANI (Isolated Pawn)
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  whiteshark: <<gambitfan>: the roblem of the ISOLANI (Isolated Pawn)> ???
Karpov didn't have a problem, guess I.
At move 28. dxe5 the pawn is no longer an Isolani.
I like the Art of positional transformation in Karpov's play.
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  gambitfan: As far as I understood, an ISOLANI is an <asset> during the middle game and a <drawback> during the endgame...

This ISOLANI is a very special one: an <IQP> (ISOLATED QUEEN PAWN).

Then Karpov solved the problem in this game by transforming his IQP into an f-connecred pawn!

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  gambitfan: Game Collection: ISOLANI
Jan-25-09  M.D. Wilson: Blitz game? It has the feel of one.
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  louispaulsen88888888: 47...Qe2+ and itís almost game over.

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