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Garry Kasparov vs Ivan Sokolov
Yerevan Olympiad (1996), Yerevan ARM, rd 10, Sep-26
Scotch Game: Mieses Variation (C45)  ·  1-0



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May-25-04  Lawrence: Nunn considers 22.e6 to be an error, and prefers 22.Bc3 or 22.Nh4. If the proof of the pudding is in the eating Garry seems to have done pretty well.
May-25-04  Brian Watson: Even to my amateur eye, the motivation behind 22.e6 seems clear: force exchanges, leaving black with a weakened pawn structure and somewhat cramped knight and bishop. What were Nunn's objections?
May-26-04  Lawrence: <Brian>, Nunn objects that with 22.e6, instead of simply winning a pawn Gazza launches into a tactical simplification that leads to a more complicated endgame. Dr. N. says that simpler and better would have been 22.♗c3 ♘c8 23.♘h4 ♘e7 24.♗b4 ♕d4 25.♗f1 or 22.♘h4 ♗e6 23.♗c3 ♘c8 24.♕e3 and Black is hardput to avoid the loss of a pawn.

Panno's "Decide which Rook you want to move and then move the other one" happened in this game too. On move 12 Soko had to move a Rook to e8. Nunn and Junior agree that he moved the wrong one.

Nov-25-05  Karl Marx Artiaga: are you all here?
Aug-28-10  Xeroxx: No we are not.

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