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Vladislav Ivanovich Tkachiev vs Viswanathan Anand
FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2001/02) (rapid), Moscow RUS, rd 3, Dec-02
Queen's Indian Defense: Fianchetto. Check Variation Intermezzo Line (E15)  ·  0-1
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Aug-11-11  Ulhumbrus: Anand says on the chessbase website <...I remember playing Tkachiev in 2001 Moscow and during the game the audience broke into applause. This for me was one of the most satisfying moments as a chess player.> Was this the game which Anand referred to? Perhaps the audience broke into aplause after his 48th and 51st moves, replying to 48 g4 with 48...Kf8 and to 51 f5 with 51...Kg8 after which Black instead of White benefits from the opening of the f file
Aug-12-11  Ulhumbrus: Anand says on the chessbase website <...I remember playing Tkachiev in 2001 Moscow and during the game the audience broke into applause. This for me was one of the most satisfying moments as a chess player.> Was this the game which Anand referred to? Perhaps the audience broke into applause after his 48th and 51st moves, replying to 48 g4 with 48...Kf8 and to 51 f5 with 51...Kg8 after which Black instead of White benefits from the opening of the f file
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