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Khlyavin – Zhdanov, Latvian Championship, Latvia 1961

Caro-Kann Defense (B15)
Initial position
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1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Nf3 g6 4. d4 Bg7 5. h3 a6 6. Bf4 Nf6 7. e5 Ng8 8. Qd2 b5 9. Be2 h6 10. O-O-O e6
In the introduction to his classic book The Art of Defense in Chess, Andy Soltis diagrams this position, and notes that White has a very strong game with nearly-completed development, while Black only has his misplaced KB developed. He writes, “A quick mating attack is assured, you might conclude. And you would be right”.
11. g4 Nd7 12. Bg3 Bf8 13. Rdf1 Nb6 14. Nd1 a5 15. Ne1 b4 16. Nd3
Had White seen what was coming, he would have played Ne3.
Nc4 17. Qe1 Qb6 18. b3 Qxd4 19. bxc4 Qa1+ 20. Kd2 dxc4 21. Nf4 Qxa2 22. Ke3 Bb7 23. Qd2 g5 24. Nh5 c3 25. Qd3 Rd8
Even though it's move 25 and Black's entire Kingside is still undeveloped, his developed pieces are much better placed than White's, and he has a won game.
26. Qe4 Bc5+ 27. Kf3 Rd4 28. Qe3 Qd5+ 0-1


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