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ES?! (9 ... 4JdbS exf4 (10 ... dS! 'ifd6! 0-0~ with a tremendous attack that probably outweighs the sacrificed piece. f3 'ifb6?! An ambitious continuation, nowadays obsolete, though it virtually forces White to give up a pawn. It is the only move that gives a certain independence to the 7 ... d6 line. 0-0 transposes to the normal Dragon. 0 8 ... ~d7 This will eventually transpose to lines examined in the chapter on the Dragon. 0 8 ... 4Jd7?! ii,b3! h4 tt:Jas?! ( 10 ... hS 1 1. 'it'd3! axb3± . The knight has moved too many times, to end up on b6 without prospects: 12 ...
E4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 4. 0-0! I still like the natural move. 9 ... h3! f3, which could, however, promise a similar edge. 11 ... e8 11 ... 'iVd3! ite6 This move deserves serious attention, since Black gets a quick development, a good defence of his isolated pawn and some tricks against White's castled king. 12 ... ) 13 ... d2 (with this plan, White exerts very strong pressure on the isolated pawn and it is not easy for Black to cope with it and find an active plan at the same time) 14 ... tt:Jxb3?! tLla4;l; Martin Gonzalez-Hernandez Jimenez, Catalunya-ch 2000.
I .. + Finally White has played this appealing move when Black can't interpose his knight on e5, and is forced to make more serious positional concessions. ~g5! d6 In order to develop the bishop on e6, the alternative being b7: 17 ... lt::lc4±. b3 To use the outpost c4 for the pieces. '::o 8 b l:I •• ' l:I w For the rest of the game, which is beyond our scope, we will make use of Anand's notes for Chess Informant. 33 ... 'i¥d5t). fl, f4__.. 34 .. f4 35J:t:d2? lt::lb4! 'i¥c3! (with the idea 36 ...