Karpov, Anatoly - Korchnoi, Viktor
World Championship 29th



1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Be2 O-O 6.O-O c5 Attacking the opponent's center right off, Black tries to open up the long diagonal for his dark-squared bishop.

[ 7.dxc5 dxc5 8.Qxd8 Rxd8 9.Be3 b6 10.Rfd1 Nc6 11.Rxd8+ Nxd8 12.Rd1 Bb7 13.Nd2 Ne6 14.e5 Nd7 15.f4 g5 16.fxg5 Nxe5 17.Nb3 a5 18.Na4 Ba6 19.Bxa6 Rxa6 20.h3 Nc4 0-1(26) Andersson, Ulf (2655) - Kramnik, Vladimir (2740) / Amber-rapid 06th (10), Monte Carlo MNC 1997 ]
7. ... Na6 The knight is transferred to c7 in order to prepare the b7-b5 advance. 8.Bf4 The pawn structure arising in this opening dictates the plans of both sides. White develops his forces, preparing to break through in the center with e4-e5. 8. ... Nc7 9.a4 b6 10.Re1 Bb7 11.Bc4! 11. ... Nh5?! 12.Bg5 Nf6 13.Qd3! a6 14.Rad1 Rb8 15.h3 Nd7 16.Qe3! Ba8 17.Bh6! A typical exchange after which the strength of the b6-b5 advance is substantially decreased. 17. ... b5 18.Bxg7 Kxg7 19.Bf1 Nf6 20.axb5 axb5 21.Ne2! Bb7 22.Ng3 Ra8 23.c3 Ra4 24.Bd3 Qa8 25.e5 dxe5 26.Qxe5 Nxd5 27.Bxb5 Ra7 28.Nh4! Bc8 29.Be2! Be6 30.c4 Nb4 31.Qxc5 Qb8 32.Bf1 Rc8 33.Qg5+- Kh8 34.Rd2 Nc6 35.Qh6 Rg8 36.Nf3 Qf8 37.Qe3 Kg7 38.Ng5 Bd7 39.b4 Qa8 40.b5 Na5 41.b6 Rb7

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