Tartakower vs Sultan Khan
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[Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Round "0"] [White "Tartakower"] [Black "Sultan Khan"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B12"] [Opening "Caro-Kann: Maroczy (Fantasy), 3...e6"] {An unimportant version of the Tension Form} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. f3 e6 4. Be3 Nf6 5. Bd3 c5 {Strictly speaking we are still in the opening stage; yet already White is experience some difficulty in maintaining the tension. The root cause is the weakened diagonal e1-h4} 6. c3 {The fact that this costs a pawn will not worry white, who in playing this variation is looking for compensation in play on the f-file} (6. e5 cxd4 7. Bxd4 Nfd7 8. f4 Nc6) 6... cxd4 7. cxd4 dxe4 8. fxe4 Nxe4 9. Nf3 (9. Bxe4 Qh4+) 9... Bb4+ 10. Nbd2 (10. Ke2 Nf6 11. Qa4+ Nc6 12. Bb5 Bd6 13. Bxc6+ bxc6 14. Qxc6+ Bd7 15. Qxd6 Bb5+) 10... Nxd2 11. Nxd2 Bxd2+ 12. Qxd2 {For the sacrificed pawn White has the two bishops and the f-file but these factors are not sufficient compensation. White is hindered by the weakness of his centre pawn; moreover, Black will soon play ... Pf5 after which there will be few chances for attack on the Kingside} 12... Nc6 13. O-O O-O 14. Rf3 f5 15. Bc4 Bd7 16. Raf1 Na5 17. Be2 Rc8 18. d5 Nc4 19. Bxc4 Rxc4 20. b3 Rg4 21. Rd1 e5 22. Bxa7 Rf6 23. Rg3 f4 24. Rxg4 Bxg4 25. Re1 b6 26. Rxe5 Qd7 27. h3 Bxh3 28. gxh3 Qxh3 29. Qg2 Rg6 30. Qxg6 ( 30. Rg5 Qe3+ 31. Kf1 f3) 30... hxg6 31. Bxb6 Qg3+ 32. Kf1 Qc3 33. Re2 Qd3 34. Kf2 Qxd5 35. b4 g5 36. a4 g4 37. a5 g3+ 38. Ke1 f3 39. Rd2 Qe4+ 40. Kf1 Qb1+ 0-1
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WhiteTartakower
BlackSultan Khan
Game
Moves40
OpeningB12 — Caro-Kann: Maroczy (Fantasy), 3...e6
Result0-1
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