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Alexey Shirov vs Veselin Topalov
Corus Group A (2003), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 12, Jan-25
Caro-Kann Defense: Advance Variation. Van der Wiel Attack (B12)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Apr-06-08  Avarus: Shirov and Topalov playing, the game has a position like after 25.Rg5 and no commenting?

Such a pity it ended so soon though

Mar-21-10  VladimirOo: Impressive, Topalov almost got burst. Terrific attack and tremendous defense aswell!

How to assess the final position? Where the players short on time before time control and Shirov decided to take draw, thinking that the three pieces might overtake the queen later? Had he time to evaluate it? Or did he remain cautious?

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