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Vugar Gashimov vs Andrei Volokitin
Karpov Poikovsky (2008), Poikovsky RUS, rd 6, Jul-14
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B96)  ·  1-0
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-14-08
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  luzhin: White's 11.Qf3 might be new, and is a powerful pawn sacrifice; but 14...Qe5 looked like a more natural defensive try.
Jul-15-08  apexin: excellent game by gashimov.
Jul-15-08  TITIKIZA: nice game
Jul-15-08
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  whiteshark: I love it when Volo is gashed in a prepared line!
Jul-18-08  safar: 21...Bg5 looks winning, but Black is lost after 22.Re8+ Kg7 23.Rg8+! Kh6 (Kf6 24. f8=Q# and 24...RxR 25.fxg8=Q+ Kh6 [Kf6 26.Rd6+ and it is mate next move]26.Qf8+ Kh5 [Qg7 27.Qxg5+]27.Bf7! and White keeps one Queen and Black will soon be checkmated)24.f8=Q+ Kh5 25.Bf7 and White wins.
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