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Ian Nepomniachtchi vs Garry Kasparov
St. Louis Rapid & Blitz (Blitz) (2017) (rapid), St Louis, MO USA, rd 2, Aug-17
Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen. Classical Variation (B84)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jun-27-21  RookFile: It's the 29th move, and you have white. What move do you play?


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Maybe you make luft with h3. Nb6 is a possibility. Maybe c3?

Instead, Nepo plays 29. Na1. Many would not even seriously consider the move.

As it turns out, Kasparov could have gotten an advantage with 29....Bxd5. But it shows you the imagination of Nepo.

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