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Gata Kamsky vs Anatoly Karpov
Karpov - Kamsky FIDE World Championship Match (1996), Elista RUS, rd 8, Jun-20
Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov Variation. Modern Main Line (B17)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Dec-02-08  Trojan Horse: 17.Bc6!! Ends the game. i.e.

Leo Aldrin Caraig - Comp Karpov
Chessmaster Challenge 30min 24.09.2008
Caro-Kann [B17]

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nd7 5.Ng5 Ngf6 6.Bd3 e6 7.N1f3 Bd6 8.Qe2 h6 9.Ne4 Nxe4 10.Qxe4 Nf6 11.Qe2 Qc7 12.Bd2 b6 13.O-O-O Bb7 14.Ne5 c5 15.Bb5 Ke7 16.dxc5 Qxc5 17.Bc6!! Bxc6 18.Bb4 Qxe5 19.Qxe5 Bxb4 20.Qc7 Bd7 21.a3 Rhc8 22.Qg3 Ba4 23.Rd4 Nd5 24.axb4 Rxc2 25.Kb1 Rac8 26.Qxg7 Rxf2 27.Rxd5 Bc2 28.Ka2 exd5 29.Qe5 Kd7 30.Qxd5 Kc7 31.Re1 1-0

Mar-04-11  Salaskan: Actually 17.Bc6?! was analyzed by Karpov in his game in this variation against Leko, giving 17...Rac8! 18.Be3 Qxe5 19.Bxb7 Rc7 20.Ba6 Bc5 21.Bxc5+ Qxc5 "with a very pleasant position for black".

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