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Teimour Radjabov vs Bartlomiej Macieja
World Chess Cup (2007), Khanty-Mansiysk RUS, rd 2, Nov-28
Indian Game: Anti-Nimzo-Indian (E10)  ·  0-1


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Nov-28-07  nfazli: cant believe it,he was my favorite...
go chucky !!!
Nov-28-07  Bobsterman3000: Clever use of rooks by Macieja. 16...Ra6 was a killer, securing black's 6th rank and reducing Radjabov's attack to rubble...

Nov-28-07  Riverbeast: Nice aggressive counterattacking play by Macieja, when all he needed was a draw to win the match.

I think in that situation, when your opponent has to win, the worst thing you can do is play for a draw. Better to let him attack and use his energy against him - a true aikido style throwdown...

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  luzhin: The finish is pretty: if 37.Kxg2 Qe2+ 38.Kh1 Qxf1+ 39.Nxf1 Rg1++
Nov-28-07  Riverbeast: An interesting winning attempt for Radjabov, instead of 23. Ne4 which seems to lose: 23. d5! b4 24. dxc6 bxc3 25. Bd5!
Nov-29-07  arsen387: Very nice game by Macieja. and the final mating combination could be given as good wednesday puzzle !
Nov-29-07  notyetagm: <luzhin: The finish is pretty: if 37.Kxg2 Qe2+ 38.Kh1 Qxf1+ 39.Nxf1 Rg1++>

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What a way to knockout Radjabov!

Nov-29-07  Whitehat1963: MAJOR UPSET!
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  chancho: Radja had a +136 rating point edge over Macieja( the above scoresheet has 2742 to 2606) and yet still lost. Incredible.
Nov-29-07  dehanne: White plays 38.Kh3 and there is no forced mate, but it's still lost.
Nov-29-07  ounos: 23. Ne4 seems premature. It is understandable he wanted to press and win as soon as possible.
Nov-30-07  sanyas: Somebody was a bit cocky here...
Sep-21-11  NMWillStewart: Covered this game, along with an interview from Bartlomiej
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