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Alexey Shirov vs Garry Kasparov
Astana (2001), Astana KAZ, rd 1, May-20
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. English Attack (B90)  ·  0-1
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Mar-11-06  Timothy Glenn Forney: The position after 31.Bxc5! is just amazing.What an instructive game.
Apr-09-06  thegreatzidane: Bxc5 trully is a great move
Jun-10-06  spirit: me thinks the great move here is 30...Qb2! trapping the whyte horse and protecting g7...31.Nc5 and the reply 31...Bxc5 came naturally!
Jun-10-06  spirit: but what of 31.Nc3
Oct-09-06  Bufon: 31 Nc5, what a blunder!
Dec-04-06  S.Brew: is white`s 10.a4 a move too late? Once a4`s played, hard for Black to get his queenside pawns launched?
Aug-06-07  willychess: Kaspy on shirov again
Apr-22-09  aazqua: Instead of Nc5 what would you suggest? The knight has no acceptable squares.
Jul-18-09  SultanofSpin: Nc5 is one of those moves which stands to remind us just how important it is to calculate at least three moves ahead for all considerations. Seems like Shirov blew the move without a second thought. Time pressure perhaps?
Aug-17-09  aazqua: I think these guys calculate a little more than 3 moves ahead.
Aug-26-09  jumgi: If 31.Nc3, ...d4 and the knight is out, and know black has a pawn in the sixth line
Jan-16-10  shreyaslathi: ppl here basic blunder is shirov Qc7 what noobs play rather than saving his bishop. maybe under time pressure last gasp effort to salvage game or anyways he will loose on time

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