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10 i.. xf6 If 10 ttJxf6+ gxf6 and Black will build a m assive centre with ... d7-dS. 10 ... gxf6 11 'ii'xe4 i.. h 6+ 12 ttJe3 fs 13 'iVb4 'ike7 Securing the right to castle, as the endgame is poor for White after 14 �xe7+ cJ;;x e7. 14 'YWb3 0-0 Black h as a big centre and the bishop-pair, including the dark-square mon ster on h6. Realizing that his position was go­ ing to go gradually downhill if he didn 't do anything fast, White tried to attack G a m b i t L i n es a n d Ea rly O d d i t i e s along the g -file, but the bl ack king proved to be safe on h8.

In stead the g ame might h ave ended 18 f3 lDf6 19 b4! lDh 5 ! 20 g 3 (20 a4? lDf4 win s the bishop) 20 ... lDxg 3 2 1 hxg3 'iVxg 3+ 22 �h l 'iVh 3+ 2 3 �g l 'ii'g 3 + and Black gives perpetual check, as intervening with the queen costs White the bishop. 18 .. J:txa2 Bl ack now has a clear edge and wrapped up the endg ame with some sharp moves. bxb2! 25 "1Wxb2 Instead 25 l:txb2 l:tal+ 26 'it'fl 47 Play t h e D u t c h 'iVxC5+ is similar t o the g ame, and after 2 5 cxd6 l:1xbl+ 26 'ii'fl ':'xfl+ 27 'it>xfl �e8 Bl ack will pick up the d6-pawn with a winning endgame.

58 18 ttJe7 ! i g 5 the dyn ami sm that compen sated for the weaknesses in the white pawn structure. 19 ttJxf8 l:ldxf8 20 c4 White is understandably reluctant to let the black knight into the centre with 20 0-0-0 ttJeds, attacking his weak squares on e3 and f4. On the other hand, his pawn structure is becoming even flim sier. 20... if2? He should h ave castled, although Black h as huge pressure on the king­ side after 2 3 ... ttJh S intending 24 ... ttJf4, etc. ttJxf3+1 Black has such a huge amount of firepower on the f-file that a combina­ tion was always going to appear.

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