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(CLOSE) GIUOCO PIANO - Strongpoint Def.
The Tarrasch Variation

White's KRP push deters a 9..B-Kt5 pin that would else threaten his Q4P. As Tarrasch-Alekhine, 1925.
Black now castles short (ie. on the king's side of the board), bringing his king's rook into play.
    White  Black	White  Black
 1. P-K4   P-K4	     6.	0-0    Kt-B3
 2. Kt-KB3 Kt-QB3    7.	P-QR4  P-QR3
 3. B-B4   B-B4	     8.	R-K1   P-Q3
 4. P-B3   Q-K2	     9.	P-R3   0-0
 5. P-Q4   B-Kt3

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