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12/13/2010 – ... had title holder Alexandra Kosteniuk in her second game at the Women's World Championship in Antakya, yet on the other hand White exerted central pressure against the shaky points d5, e5 and potentially f3. How would you assess the position? (Black to play) A) good for White; B) balanced; C) won for Black; The solution is here, but first ponder over it with a larger version of the diagram.

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Very active pieces had title holder Alexandra Kosteniuk in her second game at the Women's World Championship in Antakya, yet on the other hand White exerted central pressure against the shaky points d5, e5 and potentially f3. How would you assess the position? (Black to play)

A) good for White;
B) balanced;
C) won for Black;

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