[ECO code A22]
The Smyslov Variation
Black develops his King's Bishop to QKt5(b4) to half-pin White's QKt and keep things closed, cutting support for 4.P-K4 and enabling castling. Vasily Smyslov was World Champion in 1957-8. B-Alt.
White Black 1. P-QB4 P-K4 2. Kt-QB3 Kt-KB3 3. P-KKt3 B-Kt5
WHITE to or Undo or Jump or Clear
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