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Axb5 ! 1 8 gxf5 f6 is highly critical to the assessment of White' s conception. Then 1 9 jVh4?! fxg5 20 jVh5+ 'it'e7 2 1 jVxg5+
D8 ! he is at present struggling for a convincing continuation. d2( ! ) when he seems to get excellent attacking prospects whichever pawn Black decides to take, although I would be less surprised to see a strengthening of the defence after 9 . . 1i'xb2 ! Chapter Conclusion This was always going to be one of the toughest and most difficult chapters, although I tried to emphasise ways to play ' normal ' positions rather than just fixate on the latest theory. Of those, I think that the Schmid Benoni-style set-up of Game 3 can never hold out real hope of equality, but of course the Modem Benoni style of Game 6 will always have its supporters, even though from White ' s standpoint McShane ' s Luke handling was very heartening.
The only square, but in fact calculation rather than luck. Only now though did I see what was to come. I had been fixated on the unsophisticated trick 1 7 . . 0,xe4? to which 1 8 'if5 is an ample response. Of course, it is rather more grown-up to open some files ! 1 7 . . d5! 1 8 exd5 �a4 ! e8+ I admit it - I did enjoy a little luck here ! I had failed to foresee that 19 . . b3 ! without which White would suffer some embarrassment. 20 �f1 Guaranteeing a life-sentence in the centre in this way was not undertaken lightly.