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Loek van Wely vs Jan Timman
Corus (2002), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 2, Jan-13
Benoni Defense: Fianchetto Variation. Hastings Defense Main Line (A64)  ·  0-1


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Sep-24-03  PinkPanther: A simply brilliant game from Timman! 25... Ne2+!!
Sep-25-03  AdrianP: If you liked this game, check out Korchnoi vs Kasparov, 1982

Dennis Monokroussos has a presentation on this game on, which explains the relationship between these two games. Jan Timman had produced prior to this an important novelty in this line.

Sep-25-03  AdrianP: Timman's previous novelty was 15... Rf1 played first, I think, in this game P Scheeren vs Timman, 1980 and that together with Kasparov's treatment largely put this line to bed for W.
Mar-23-05  Whitehat1963: An excellent game featuring the Opening of the Day.
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  fredthebear: Nice sacrificial finish by Black. 23...Be4 took some nerve.
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