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Harold James Plaskett vs Judit Polgar
Hastings op (1988/89), Hastings ENG
Sicilian Defense: Grand Prix Attack (B23)  ·  1-0



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Jan-13-06  subedai: I've used this variation of the 5. Bb5 grand prix myself a couple of times with quite a lot of sucess. White has the simple plan of Bxc3, followed by d6 and c6 with pressure against the double c pawns and black has to play very accurately - well worth a look.
Jul-13-08  MUG: 5...e6 is actually a very dubious move. Black can get a perfectly good game after 5...Nd4 (avoiding any Bxc6 shenanigans from White).
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  GrahamClayton: <MUG>5...e6 is actually a very dubious move.

Yes, d6 becomes a weak square. Polgar removes this weakness with 7...d5, but after 8.ed6 ♕d6 the doubled c-pawns become a new weakness.

Jul-28-10  MaxxLange: the English players were just fearsome in this opening, back in the '80s. It looks like Polgar tried for a transposition to a kind of French-ish/Rossolimo "normal" anti-Sicilian game with ...e6, and got crushed.

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