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Sergei Azarov vs Alin-Mile Berescu
Djakovo Open (2005), Djakovo CRO, rd 4, May-03
French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Variation (C05)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Mar-27-12  Bowen Island: Side-line to the Tarrasch Defence where White plays g3 and Black sacrifices on f4.

If 20. exd5 Be6

17. Bb5 Bd7
18. Bxc6 Bxc6
19. h3 Rf8
20. Rc3 Bb5
21. Re1 Nxf2+
22. Kxf2 Qh2+
23. Ke3 Qf4+ perpetual

17. Bb5 Bd7
18. Bxc6 Bxc6
19. Rc3 e5
20. dxe5 Nxe5
21. Nxe5 Qxe5 =

14. Bd6 Qd6
15. Nc3 e5
16. dxe5 Qh6
17. h4 Nge5
18. Ng5 d4
19. Nd5 Bg4
20. f3 Nxd3
21. Qxd3 Bf5
Vachier-lagrande v Berg
Black is comfortable

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