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Herminio Herraiz Hidalgo vs Alexey Shirov
Spanish Championships (2002), Ayamonte ESP, rd 1, Oct-09
Slav Defense: Exchange Variation (D13)  ·  0-1
ANALYSIS [x]

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Oct-22-02  bishop: White broke a few opening rules (moving the same piece twice, unnecessary pawn move, moving your queen to early) and was punished for it.
Oct-22-02  drukenknight: why is he retreating the B on white's 15th? WOuld it make more sense to bring the N to f3?
Dec-21-03  waddayaplay: I don't know how you can get punished in chess.... white didn't lose because he broke opening rules.. he was playing one of the best players in the world. 12...g5 might not be the move to expect.

On 15.Nf3, I guess 16.Nxf3 gxf3 and white will not be able to castle, whith his king exposed, stuck for ever in the centre.

Jun-28-07  ounos: I really don't like 14. Qh5, seems too risky. Why not simply 14. Bxe4 ?
May-10-09  Octal: Why the resignation?
May-10-09
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  pawn to QB4: He must have spotted 20...Rxc3+ 21.bxc3 Ba3+ 22.Rb2 Qxb2#. Ouch.
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