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Gibraltar Tradewise 2013 Rd6-Fairbairn(CAN)

Here is Fairbairn’s Rd6 game.

This was a mysterious game to analyze and understand as white loses without making an obvious mistake.

Fairbairn,Stephen (2021) – Vyparina,Matej (2305)
Schmidt Benoni[A43]
Tradewise Gibratar Chess Festival 2013(6.63), 27.01.2013

Position 1
The position seems harmless. Black wants to play …b5 but for now, the queenside is under control. What do you suggest for black?

Black to Play