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Garry Kasparov vs Jan Timman
Credit Suisse Masters (1995), Horgen SUI, rd 2, Oct-22
French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Variation (C11)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jan-03-09  KingG: I hadn't realised that the move 9.Qd2 had been introduced by Kasparov. Timman was very wise to refuse to enter the complications after 12...Qxb2,as it leads to the kind of game you don't want to be playing against Kasparov, especially when you haven't prepared it(and he has!). A couple of examples: Shirov vs Bareev, 2003 and Carlsen vs R Prasca, 2006.

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