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Lajos Portisch vs Garry Kasparov
Interpolis 5th (1981), Tilburg NED, rd 2, Oct-03
Benoni Defense: Classical Variation. Argentine Counterattack (A75)  ·  1/2-1/2

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May-11-07  AbhinavAsthana: Can anyone explain why 15...'c4'?
Oct-16-07  armis: 15. ...c4!
<Black's idea is ♘d7-c5, which is his main method of counterplay. It's true, the pawn on c4 may turn into a target for an enemy attack but black is going to prove viability of his position by tactical means.>

I have some annotations to this game. An exclamation mark is given to 16. ...♘e5! and 18.♘b1?! was said to be dobious. 18.♖d1! was recommended as better with the idea of ♖d4 attacking the c pawn. Black could have also tried 16. ...b5!? with a likely continuation 17. axb6 ♘xb6 18. ♖a5 ♘fd7

A really nice game by kasparov

I hope this helps a bit

cheers

Mar-07-17  Howard: 16.Ra4 was a TN according to the Informant, with 16.Nb1 given as the more common move.

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