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I would be pretty happy with my position after 21. fxg4. At least, I think it's even more favourable than 21. Nxa8. The central pawns are just too strong and can become ddangerous if you manage to play ...e4 (your opponent had no good way of preventing it). You will also have several plans based on pressure on d5 and/or a kingside attack. Still, concrete ...


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21.fg4?! leads to complicated positions that should objectively favour White but that Black often ends up winning in practice. After 21...Nxe4 22.Nxa8 Qxa8, at the price of an exchange you have broken White's pawn chain and can expect active piece play. The text 21.Nxa8! is much stronger and should have brought White a clear advantage if after 21...g3 he ...


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First, it is highly unlikely that you will get a definitive answer here since computers are not great in these types of positions where the danger to white might be 10 moves down the road. It is also not uncommon for black to "lose" a rook in this opening, the Classical King's Indian, however, we often find that black's k-side attack is simply too strong in ...


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I am not sure if you are leaving something out, but what he means is that depending on what white does, assuming it does not lose, black may play e6xd5 and then Re8 to get play either against e4 if white recaptures with c4xd5, or possibly other play down the open file should white respond to e6xd5 with e4xd5. I also think you may be misreading the notation ...


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