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Anatoly Karpov vs Carlos Solis
Sao Paulo CXSP sim (2003) (exhibition), rd 1, Nov-23
English Opening: Symmetrical. Four Knights Variation (A35)  ·  1-0

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Oct-22-16
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  tpstar: White to Play and Win after 22 ... Kf8.

After the retreat 9 ... Nf6, 10.a3 is most common Opening Explorer intending 11. Bc2 & 12. Qd3 forming a battery against Black's Kingside, except here Black didn't castle early. Nice IQP play by White, establishing Knights on the outpost squares e5 & c5, then centralizing the Rooks on e1 & d1.

Hopefully Black took some Solis in playing the great Karpov.

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