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F6 ! 1 e4 e5 2 ¤f3 ¤c6 3 ¥b5 a6 4 ¥xc6 This game was played around the time when Bobby Fischer's great successes with the Exchange Variation led to a huge surge in its popularity. f6 One of many satisfactory options, and for others see our 'C68 book'. 6 d4 XABCDEFGHY 8r+lwqkvlntr( 7+pzp-+-zpp' 6p+p+-zp-+& 5+-+-zp-+-% 4-+-zPP+-+$ 3+-+-+N+-# 2PzPP+-zPPzP" 1tRNvLQ+RmK-! fxe5 8 ¤xe5! ) 8 ¤bd2 £e7 9 ¤c4 0-0-0 10 £e2 leading to an interesting struggle in the game Rausis,I−Berzinsh,R/Bern 2000, which is published in full on our Internet site.

A beautiful move, which leaves Black without any satisfactory response to White's main threats of 17 Nbc6 or 17 Nxd5 followed 47 by Bxe7. So... 0-0 18 Nc6 Bxc6 19 Bxe7 Qd5 20 Bxf8. That was 1-0 in the game Rozentalis,E−Nickoloff,B/North Bay 1994. £xe4 8 ¦e1 £g6 9 d4 ¥g4 10 ¤e5?! ¥xd1 11 ¤xg6 hxg6 12 ¦xd1 0-0-0 13 ¤c3 ¤f5 and Black was doing very well in the game Tonoli,J−Motwani,P/Strombeek−Bever rapid tournament, Belgium 1999. f6 , see the 'C69 book'. 6 h3 h5 7 d3 White naturally avoids 7 hxg4?

On account of 11 g4! ¤e7 12 e6 fxe6 13 ¤e5 because Black is then in deadly double trouble at d7 and f7. Kb7, but alternatively it's still considered reasonable to adopt a set−up involving ... Bg4 when given the chance. b5?! was a loosening advance which made the c5− and c6−squares in Black's camp very sensitive, vulnerable points in the game Kalezic,B−Vajda,S/"Lasker" GM−tournament, Budapest 2001, although no technique was required to win when 13 ¦ad1 ¤e7?? XABCDEFGHY 8r+-mk-vl-tr( 7+-zplsnpzp-' 6-+p+-+-zp& 5zpp+-zP-+-% 4-+-+-+-+$ 3+PsN-+N+P# 2PvLP+-zPP+" 1+-+R+RmK-!

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