Knight sorties

6/1/2012 – With the preceding exchange 20.Bxf6 Bxf6 (diagram) White had cleared a central square for the knight sortie 21.Nd5 in order to uproot the black bishop d3 with tempo. What does this operation entail in the end? A) positional advantage for White B) equality C) material gains for Black ChessBase Magazine, larger diagram and solution.

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Knight sorties

With the preceding exchange 20.Bxf6 Bxf6 (diagram) White had cleared a central square for the knight sortie 21.Nd5 in order to uproot the black bishop d3 with tempo.
What does this operation entail in the end?

A) positional advantage for White
B) equality
C) material gains for Black

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