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Tata Steel 2013 Rd 12-GM Rapport(HUN)

Here is Rapport’s rd12 win over the veteran GM Timman.

Black got caught uncastled in the opening and then loosened the king’s position with some risky play which allowed Rapport to swoop in.

Timman(l) playing Rapport(r)

Rapport,R (2621) – Timman,J (2566)
Nimzo-Indian Hybrid 6.Nd2[E21]
75th Tata Steel GpB Wijk aan Zee NED (12.3), 26.01.2013

Position 1
Black has initiated kingside counterplay with 21…h5. How should white respond?

White to Play

21…h5

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