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Victor Nithander vs Henri Pohjala
Rilton Cup (2009), Stockholm SWE, rd 1, Dec-27
Scandinavian Defense: Bronstein Variation (B01)  ·  0-1

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Jan-12-10  waddayaplay: 3. ..Qd6 is the latest fashionable variation in the Scandinavian and can be tricky for white if he doesn't know how to play it.

10.Bf4

10. h3 is also possible but the position transposes
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12. ..Bh5 - 12. ..♗xf3 has also been played, as in O Nikolenko vs O Yuzhakov, 2009

13. g4? this together with the next move simple loses a pawn, because of the threat ♘xc2. 13. ♕e2 was played in Fressinet vs Meng-Kong Wong, 2004 and A Brkic vs M Niemi, 2008 . The idea is to be able to play ♖ad1 to pin the knight, and after g4 to get pressure on the diagonal

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