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Peter Svidler vs Vladimir P Malaniuk
St.Petersburg UURSO (1993), St.Petersburg
Four Knights Game: Scotch Variation. Accepted (C47)  ·  0-1

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Feb-09-04  Whitehat1963: What was I thinking?
Feb-09-04  Catfriend: Excellent deep question. More important, why was the game played on a club level?
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  tpstar: 15 ... Be5 set the trap 16. Nxd5?! Qxd5 17. Bxf6 and White must have expected 17 ... Qe6/Qd6/Qc6 (17 ... Bxf6?? 18. Bh7+! & 19. Qxd5) 18. Bxf6 Qxf6 and White wins a Pawn, but instead 17 ... Bb7 defending the Qd5 with a mate threat and White loses a piece.

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  notyetagm: Game Collection: QUIESCENT ERRORS

Svidler vs V Malaniuk, 1993 Svidler missed 17 - Bc8-b7!, threatening g2-sq and pro d5-queen

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  Sally Simpson: Malaniuk has tried the trick 15...Be5 twice since this game.

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v Golubev in 1994. White did not take the bait with 16. Nxd5.

M Golubev vs V Malaniuk, 1994

And v Potkin in 2000 At the Petrov Memorial (this game is not on here) and again White did not bite.

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