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Eamonn Keogh vs Francisco Javier Sanz Alonso
Amsterdam Zonal (1978), Amsterdam NED, rd 11, Dec-09
Bishop's Opening: Vienna Hybrid (C28)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Aug-03-05  mack: Miles labels the position after 10.bxc3 as a 'revolutionary new postional concept - the IPC [Irish Pawn Centre]... The tripled isolated pawns give White two extra open files down which to attack.'

See also Miles-Keogh, 1978, when White establishes such a centre after 30.dxe5!

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  whiteshark: Here is the <Irish Pawn Center> ♙c2 ♙c3 ♙c4

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cross-reference Schlechter vs Tarrasch, 1900

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  whiteshark: Here is <A club players view> about <The Irish pawn centre>:

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