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Vladimir Kramnik vs Paul Atkinson
EU-ch U20 (1990), Arnhem NED, rd 1, Dec-21
Benko Gambit: Accepted. Modern Variation (A57)  ·  1-0

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Oct-27-05  alexandrovm: the benko gambit sometimes can be anoying, but here Kramnik sucks out all of black resources and then goes for the kill, a very nice game by Vladimir. At the final position, why did black resigned? Can somebody give me a light, thanks...
Dec-07-05  lopium: Maybe Qf3... etc. But that's ridiculous since Rf2 or Rf1 do same, because on f3 the Queen doesn't obtain new nice diagonals. So I really don't know. Maybe Kramnik smiled, scaring his oppenent.
Sep-12-16  rainingpieces: Try to spot a nice tactic on move 42
Sep-12-16  Sally Simpson: ^^^

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