About Janowski variation (6.Be3) I recorded recent games in the line 6.Be3 Ne4 7.Qg4 g5!? (Shirov-Volkov,Rethymon2003)

After 7..g6 8.a3 Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 Nxc3 10.Bd3 leads to games: Klovan-Makarichev,URSS 1978 (ECO); Shirov-Brynell,Rethymon 2003; Romanishin-Bronstein,URSS 1978 (ECO) but two recent game with 10..b6 and 10...Nc6 11.h4 Ne7!? 12.h5 g5 13.Ne2 are Naidijsch-Stellwagen,Corus 2006 and Najer-Nepomniaschcky,Moscou 2006

One point to note is why Black doesn't play 7..g6 8.a3 Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 Nxc3 10.Bd3 and now 10...c5 ? Maybe the answer is in the game: 11.dxc5 Qa5 12.Qb4 (12.Bd2 Qxc5 Dom and not 12...Qa4? 13.Qb4! (Suetin)) Qxb4 13.axb4 Nc6 14.Rh3 Iordachescu-Foisor, Medoc wine open 2002

Need some analysis: 7..g6 8.a3 Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 Nc6!? (Dom) One idea is 10.c4 Nxd4! 11.Bxd4 c5 12.Bxc5 (12.Be3 Qa5+ 13.Ke2

Qc3) Nxc5 13.cxd5 Qxd5 14.Nf3 Bd7 = (silicon monster) or 10.Nf3 Ne7! 11.Bd3 Nxc3 12.Bd2 (12.oo Qd7 13.Bd2 Qc6) Na4 13.oo Nb2!? long ride for the horse from g8 to b2

After 7...g5!?

A) 8.a3 h5! (given only in Psakhis's book) Govedarica-Ruckshloss,Trnava 1990 (Psakhis) or Belov-Alavkin,Sochi 2004 or Veselovsky-Glek,Moscou 1984 (MCO) ...maybe 9...h5! is a good surprise weapon

B) 8.h4 h5 9.Qd1 (the queen sacrifice hxg5 leads only to a draw in Shirov-Volkov,Rethymon 2003) Lanin-Skorchenko,Russie 2006 (Lanin)