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Anatoly Karpov vs Ilya Yulyevich Smirin
55th USSR Championship (1988), Moscow URS, rd 3, Jul-??
Queen's Indian Defense: Fianchetto. Saemisch Variation (E15)  ·  1-0

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Sep-22-06  positionalgenius: Karpov plays a strategic masterpiece.
Mar-26-17
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  perfidious: A display of iron technique by the former world titleholder in a line which arises from the Symmetrical English by transposition and has scored poorly for Black.
Mar-26-17  ChessHigherCat: Why didn't Karpov play 26. Rxa7, which wins a pawn and prevents Qh6? Was Karpov just worried about black challenging the file with 26...Rd8 or is there something better?
Mar-26-17  cunctatorg: Anatoly Karpov's chess glorifies the game.

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