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Pentala Harikrishna vs Andrew Dunn
Gibraltar Masters (2004), Catalan Bay ENG, rd 3, Jan-29
Gruenfeld Defense: Smyslov Defense (D94)  ·  1-0

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Feb-22-05  waddayaplay: Being focused is more important than precise opening knowledge. This is a good example. At no time is white in a bad position, despite not playing the most sharp moves in the opening.
Feb-22-05  euripides: With such a big grading gap, White might well want to take Black out of main lines. However, in this Slav-Grunfeld hybrid I think White's simple play is quite normal, as it aims to make Black's fianchetto look silly. Rubinstein vs Bogoljubov, 1922 is a classic example.

The bishop ending here is beautiful and I think instructive.

Feb-22-05  waddayaplay: Is there a reason why black's name is An1 Dunn?

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