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Djordjije Kontic vs Svetozar Gligoric
YUG-ch53 (1998), Belgrade SRB, rd 2, Mar-15
Italian Game: Scotch Gambit. Anderssen Attack (C56)  ·  0-1

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Aug-16-09  TheaN: Could just be me, but I think White actually played the gambit quite well. After 19.gxf3 White is worse but also has Bishop for Knight on an open board. I guess White kinda messed up the endgame. What's the point of a4 and a5?
Aug-27-13
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  kenilworthian: Actually, this game is great evidence to support the view that the Knight is superior to the Bishop in positions with doubled pawns. The knight is best at attacking static weaknesses. And the Bishop has no advantage when there are otherwise balanced pawns. This game is a classic.

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