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Gata Kamsky vs Sam Shankland
Eastern Class Championship (2014), Sturbridge, MA, Mar-15
Formation: Queen Pawn Game: London System (D02)  ·  1-0



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  FSR: A nice opening trap, which had been seen a number of times before in games dating back to 2009. It's a little surprising that the very booked-up Shankland did not know of it. But Black has a huge improvement with 10...Qxd7!, when the sac on h7 only results in a draw because Black's bishop is not loose on d7. A Brkic vs S Martinovic, 2014.
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  Chess4Him: This game is featured in IM Eric Rosen's "Beat Good Players with the London/Games to Know by Heart" YouTube video put on by the Saint Louis Chess Club.
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  fredthebear: This game is featured in Wikipedia's meager explanation of the London System:

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