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Dimitri Komarov vs Alexander Panchenko
Bucharest (1994), Bucharest ROU
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Kmoch Variation (E20)  ·  1-0

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Nov-24-22
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  FSR: In the theoretical position that arises after 7.cxd5, Black should, and usually does, play 7...cxd5 8.e3 with a small advantage for White. 7...Nxd5?! is a mistake, although it requires high-level play for White to demonstrate this. 8.e4! Nxc3?! <Objectively bad, but the abject retreat 8...Ne7 just gives White a big plus, with the center and the bishop pair.> 9.Qb3! <White must take away a4 from Black's knight. 9.Qc2? also does so, but allows 9...Qxd4 10.Bb2 Qe3+! and Black exchanges the knight for something on e2.> 9...Qe3+ 10.Be2! <The natural 10.Ne2? fails to 10...Nd5! 11.Qxe3 Nxe3 12.Kf2 Nxf1.> 10...Nd5 11.Qxe3 Nxe3 12.Kf2! <Finally the knight is trapped.> 12...Nd5 13.exd5 exd5 Black is theoretically lost, but with him having three pawns for the piece, White still has to demonstrate grandmasterly technique to prove this. Komarov delivers.

Instead of 9...Qxd4, Black can also try 9...Nxe4. That line is also theoretically busted but messy, since Black once again gets three pawns for his knight. See Ta Lin vs S Agdestein, 1990, which ended in a win for Black after White, having played exemplary chess, went astray in time pressure.

Nov-24-22  mravikiran: Why not the below move?

30...Kf7

Nov-24-22  mravikiran: That may be followed by the below move, but still black has pawn advantage.

31. RxN+

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