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Magnus Carlsen vs Ivan Cheparinov
FIDE World Cup (2005) (rapid), Khanty-Mansiysk RUS, rd 3, Dec-05
Benoni Defense: Benoni-Indian Defense. Kingside move order (A43)  ·  1-0

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Dec-05-05  supertimchan: Anybody know why white played 16.Nb1? Why the knight is better on a3 than on c3?
Dec-05-05
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  tamar: <Why the knight is better on a3 than on c3? >

General principals I bet, rather than a specific variation.

White generally would like to have a knight ready to occupy c4 against the Benoni.

The knight on c3 also obstructs the rook's path to the kingside.

Dec-07-05
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  Mateo: 26... d5? looks like a successful suicide attempt. Cheparinov opens the road to the White Bishop with deadly threats on the kingside. Instead 26... Rf8 should be better.

After 27. ed White wins. 27... ed 28. Qh5 h6 29. Qg6, White wins. 27... Nd5 28. Bh7! Kh7 29. Qh5 Bh6 30. Rh3 Qg7 31. Rf7. 27... Qd5 28. Be4 making room for the b3 Rook to the King side, with a smashing attack for White.

Dec-08-05  Ger7ry: In the game, how about 28. ... Qf6?
Dec-08-05  alicefujimori: <supertimchan> Like <tamar> said. Generally one of white's main idea in the Benoni is to plant a knight on c4 attacking both the d6 and the b6 pawn. Notice how white typically prevented Black from breaking through by preventing b5.
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