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Leonid Shamkovich vs Evgeni Vasiukov
URS-ch sf (1956), Kharkov
Benoni Defense: Knight's Tour Variation (A61)  ·  0-1

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Sep-11-07  Maynard5: An interesting game for players who enjoy the Modern Benoni. After the inevitable tactical skirmishes in the opening, the position becomes rather unbalanced. Black's isolated pawn on f5 is easily protected, while White's backward pawn on e3 is something of a hindrance. But after the simplification, White's queenside pawn weaknesses tell against him. Black's mobile queenside majority eventually assures the gain of a piece, and a won endgame.

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