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By Keres and Hooper) concentrated on 13 �f4 but it now seems that 1 3 �h5! does the business for White. Then 1 3 . £\xc3? , so there are two main lines: . c l ) 13 . . £\f6 16 �h3 �xf5 17 �xf5 and W hite has a favorable position (safer king, no weaknesses) without any material disadvantage; and c2) 13 . . g. 1 5 . . 4:lxc3 1 6 §. xe6 fxe6 17 �g4 4:lxa2 + 1 8 �b 1 §. f7 1 9 liftxa2 �h8 20 �xg6 �g8 (20 . . �a5+ 2 1 �b1 �b4 22 �g7+! §. xg7 23 �e8+ and wins) 2 1 �h5 and White should soon regain the sacrificed exchange with a very good game.
D6) rather than 3 . . <£\f6, then he or she is a good bet for the U rusov. B l ack can also play 4 . . b4+, 4 . . Ac5 or 4 . . d5. (I have even seen 4 . . c5?! i"xe6 1 -0, Akos Csaszar, corr. 1968). g. The first three moves all deserve more attention. After 4 . llb4 + Euwe recommended 5 c3 dxc3 6 bxc3 intending 7 e5 with good chances; Larsen added the note 6 . . i"e7 8 Aa3. However, a Burkett-Malmstrom IECG game saw 6 . . d5!. So I suspect the correct answer is the real gambit style 6 0-0!
D5. (I have even seen 4 . . c5?! i"xe6 1 -0, Akos Csaszar, corr. 1968). g. The first three moves all deserve more attention. After 4 . llb4 + Euwe recommended 5 c3 dxc3 6 bxc3 intending 7 e5 with good chances; Larsen added the note 6 . . i"e7 8 Aa3. However, a Burkett-Malmstrom IECG game saw 6 . . d5!. So I suspect the correct answer is the real gambit style 6 0-0! which has been played by the masters Horowitz and Acers. See the Pitt database for examples. ·5, this brings us close to Italian game territory.