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Alexey Shirov vs Vladimir Kramnik
14th Amber Tournament: Blindfold (2005)  ·  Vienna Game: Mieses Variation (C26)  ·  0-1
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Mar-20-05  Avion: The Bish promotion is funny...
Mar-21-05  THE pawn: It's mostly show-off or a touch of originality, bishop instead of queen...doing the same job
Mar-21-05
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  offramp: Perhaps Shirov still had the black queen in his hand.
Mar-25-05  Flyboy216: <offramp> Presumably you're joking, since (1) there's usually an extra queen lying around, and (2) this was played on a computer :)
Apr-06-05
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  WannaBe: <Flyboy216><offramp>Not only was it on a computer, it was blindfold. There were no pieces that the players can see.

The e1=B+ was going to be lost immediately anyway.

Apr-21-05  Gambit Master: If anyone wants to play correspondence chess email me at gambit_master@hotmail.com
Nov-13-05  SuicidalKing: If I was Shirov I'd cut back on blindfold chess.
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