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Judit Polgar vs Alexander Khalifman
Essent Tournament (2000), Hoogeveen NED, rd 3, Oct-17
French Defense: Winawer. Retreat Variation Armenian Line (C18)  ·  0-1
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Jan-04-11
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  Garech: Beauiful play from Khalifman, one of the leading exponents of the Armenian Winawer, it appears. I'm recommending this for GOTD so all can enjoy it.

-Garech

Jan-04-11  paavoh: @Garech: I'll second that, a fine game indeed.
Apr-03-12  rudiment: POTD at 35... perhaps?
Apr-03-12  chuter09: Good recommend, Garech. I like this variation.
Apr-03-12
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  Penguincw: Today's GOTD involves Khalifman winning with the French Defence as well.

Timman vs Khalifman, 2000

Jan-05-17
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  plang: Hoogeveen was a four player double round robin dominated by Khalifman who scored 5.5-0.5. Earlier in the tournament Galkin had played 16 Nxf7 against Khalifman and Black had gone on to win; 16 Qg7 was new. An interesting line would have been 16..f5?! 17 exf..Rdg8 18 Qf7..Rf8 19 Ne5!..Rxf7 20 Nxf7 and White wins. 18 Rfe1 was suggested as an improvement (and has,in fact, been played with success since this game). 24 Ng5?! lost time; the alternative 24 Rad1..Qa5 would have left Black with a small edge. 26 Nxd4?..Ng6 27 Qe3..f4 28 Qe4..Rxe5 29 Qf3..Nh4 would have been winning for Black. Avoiding Khalifman's exchange sacrifice 31..Rxd3! with 31 Bb5..Qd8 32 Rd1..a5 33 Rc4..Bd7 34 a4..f4 35 Rd3..f3 would not have solved White's problems.
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