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Vladimir Kramnik vs Boris Gelfand
Dortmund Sparkassen (1996), Dortmund GER, rd 1, Jul-05
King's Indian Defense: Orthodox Variation. Bayonet Attack Sokolov's Line (E97)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jul-01-06  suenteus po 147: 9.b4 is the Bayonet Attack, right? How dangerous had it become in Kramnik's repertoire by this point? Gelfand seems to get off with an easy draw here.
Jun-26-12  LoveThatJoker: <suenteus po 147> Good question! Based on Kramnik's analysis of Kramnik vs Kasparov, 1997, his patented Bayonet Attack was not yet completely refined: He was still trying out ideas in this game - in particular, 12. Ba3.

Already by the year 2000, the year "Kramnik: My Life and Games" was published, he had already come to the conclusion that <12. bxa5> was 'the only way to fight for an advantage.'

LTJ

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