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If you like an exciting battle you should play 5.Bg5 against the Semi-Slav. This natural developing move is the most principled and sharpest option against Black’s sound setup.
The Ragozin is being played by every top grandmaster in the world - it is time you also add it to your repertoire to get interesting and dynamic positions against 1. d4!
Five top-class tournaments: Carlsen was among the starters twice (Wijk and Baden-Baden) and was victorious on both occasions. The same goes for Nakamura but in Gibraltar and in Zürich. The FIDE Grand Prix (Tiflis) saw an impressive victory by Tomashevsky.
He was a child prodigy and he is surrounded by legends. In his best times he was considered to be unbeatable and by many he was reckoned to be the greatest chess talent of all time: Jose Raul Capablanca, born 1888 in Havana.
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