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Sergey Karjakin vs Yu Yangyi
GCT St. Louis Rapid & Blitz (2019) (rapid), St Louis, MO USA, rd 3, Aug-10
Rubinstein Opening (D05)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Aug-14-19
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  fredthebear: This is a 1.Nf3 Colle-Zukertort with an active game in the center and kingside, resulting in a perpetual check draw. Black sacrifices the exchange twice, making using of his centralized knights instead. Black used a pawn lever to open the h-file for his attack.

White likely moved his knights too much. Not until 35.Qc1 did White form a battery on the open c-file. (The Rd1 was useful in a defensive role up to that point.)

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