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Re: Caruana-Kovalyov, Baku 2015
Reply #2 - 11/06/15 at 18:03:55
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It is interesting that most of the computer and correspondence play is in this variation:

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. f3 h5 9. Qd2 Nbd7 10. Nd5 Bxd5 11. exd5 g6 12. Be2 Bg7 13. O-O b6 14. c4

which is quite rare OTB. One OTB example (with a slightly different move order) is:


  
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Re: Caruana-Kovalyov, Baku 2015
Reply #1 - 09/19/15 at 15:50:17
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Hello.

You have made a very nice PGN  Smiley.

Have a nice day.



  
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Caruana-Kovalyov, Baku 2015
09/19/15 at 03:54:12
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Caruana won a nice game in the variation starting with 8. .. h5. This variation is quite popular in correspondence and computer engine play, probably more so than OTB. It is very, very complex. I have attached some analysis of some of the sub-lines. Comments welcome.
  

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