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Hannes Hlifar Stefansson vs Julio Ernesto Granda Zuniga
Reykjavik Open (2015), Reykjavik ISL, rd 7, Mar-15
Caro-Kann Defense: Karpov. Modern Variation (B17)  ·  0-1

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Mar-15-15
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  Mating Net: If this sort of attack is going to work after 8.Nxe6+, you need to have the Queen poised to join the fray. The White Queen was nowhere near the danger zone the entire time.
Mar-16-15
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: <Mating Net>, much to my great surprise, it turns out that this piece sacrifice is normal and apparently sound opening theory. In fact, this game follows Ramesh vs V Parikh, 2005 all the way to move 14, when Stefansson played the novelty Bf7. Perhaps that's where White started to go wrong?
Mar-17-15  luzhin: This is, of course, the variation Kasparov played in the sensational final game of his 1997 match v Deep Blue: he tried 8...Qe7 before capturing on e6 and...we all know what happened next.
Jun-12-18  GrahamClayton: Instead of the forcing 12. ♘e5, the quieter 12. c4, as seen in M Skjoldager vs Rasmus L Haugland, 2015, may be better, gaining space and forcing Black to come up with a sensible long-term plan.
Feb-21-20  erniecohen: I think the critical move for White here is 10. bf4.
Feb-21-20  Granny O Doul: Of course, Granda and this line go back a bit together, for instance: Wolff vs Granda Zuniga, 1992

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