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Gata Kamsky vs Bartosz Socko
Turin Olympiad (2006), Turin ITA, rd 4, May-24
French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Variation (C11)  ·  1-0

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May-26-06  madlydeeply: Trying to puzzle out Kamsky's style... he always has his sights on the endgame...as opposed to the queen loving Anand...I think Anand would have played 20 Qf4 avoiding Queen exchange, the knight would still have the blockading square plus dangerous queen lurking on the kingside, but Kamsky would rather gain an endgame development tempo by letting black make queen exchange on d4. I've done that before, waving my queen at a forward spot saying to the opponent "go ahead, trade and develop me", plus at my level of competition, the opponent has a serious letdown when the middle game ends and the endgame begins. But of course, to paraphrase Lloyd Bensten, (madlydeeply) you are no Gata Kamsky, well thats for GeeDee sure

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