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Rustam Kasimdzhanov vs Viktor Korchnoi
Julian Borowski-A 4th (2002), Essen, rd 9, May-16
French Defense: Classical. Burn Variation (C11)  ·  1-0


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  Honza Cervenka: 27...Qe7 looks like a better defence but white should have won there too, for example 28.Bf5+! Kf8 29.Qf4! Ke8 (29...exf5 30.Qxh6+ Ke8 31.Bxf6 ) 30.Bxe6! fxe6 31.Bxf6 Qf7 32.Qg4 (Of course, not 32.Rxe6+?? Qxe6 ) 32...Rd6 33.Nf5 Rcd8 34.Nxd6+ Rxd6 35.Bd4 etc.
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  Tomlinsky: Kasimdzhanov always speaks highly of Korchnoi, a prized possesion in his youth was a compendium of VK's games bought for him by his sister.

In relation to the end of this game he relates: "Here the ruler of the black pieces said "You won" and stood up from the table. A second later I heard, not for the first time in my life, the ominous words "But still he can't play chess". And for all I know, he might be right."

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  whiteshark: The Julian Borowski tournament in Essen (Category 16) took place in Essen between the 16th-25th of May 2002

Final Standings: 1. Zvjaginsev, Vadim 7.5, 2. Leko, Peter 7.0, 3. Lutz, Christopher 5.5, 4. Krasenkow, Michal 5.5, 5. Fridman, Daniel 3.5, 6. Jussupow, Artur 3.5, 7. Kasimdzhanov, Rustam 3.5, 8. Korchnoi, Viktor 3.5, 9. Luther, Thomas 3.0, 10. Dautov, Rustem 2.5

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  whiteshark: Position after <26...Bc6> looks like a good puzzle:

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