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Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Submitted by ih8sens on June 4, 2015 at 5:54 AM.
Another interesting game with an instructive ending!
My notes in regular text. Player's notes are in (brackets).
So... A few lessons:
- Again, a very solid opening, but solid can mean passive if you aren't careful.
- In a position where white ha...Read more »
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