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Wang Hao vs Thien Hai Dao
Olympiad (2008), Dresden GER, rd 8, Nov-21
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. Main Line (B99)  ·  0-1


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Nov-21-08  Xeroxx: He should probably gone for 16.Qxe6
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  Eyal: <He should probably gone for 16.Qxe6> Either that or 16.Rhe1, or even 16.Rxd7 Qxd7 17.fxe5 (when the knight on f6 cannot retreat, because of a lethal rook check on f1). After 16.fxe5? Nxe5, however, White's attack is just completely liquidated. 18.Rd5 is the kind of move on which Steinitz said: "An unsound combinaiton, however beautiful, feels me with horror".
Nov-22-08  Catholic Bishop: i vote 18.Rd5 for best looking crap move of 2008

wang hao is a legend. when he has to go down he does so without neglecting to flash 'deze nutz'


Nov-22-08  notyetagm: <Catholic Bishop: i vote 18.Rd5 for best looking crap move of 2008>


Nov-22-08  shintaro go: Talk about a disaster. Wang Hao must have been high when played this game
Nov-22-08  shintaro go:, please make this a game of the day. May I suggest this pun: Wang - Hai. Please, this game deserves it.
Nov-22-08  LaFreaK: 13...dxe5 14.fxe5 Qxe5 15.Rhe1 Qf4+ 16.Kb1 Qxd4 17.Bxb5 Qg4 18.Rxd7 axb5 19.Bxf6 Qxh3 20.Rxe7+ Kf8 21.gxh3 gxf6 22.Rxb7
It can happen on actual game hihihi
Nov-22-08  toastie: <wang hao is a legend. when he has to go down he does so without neglecting to flash 'deze nutz'>


Nov-22-08  PAWNTOEFOUR: <eyal> crafty liked all those choices,but finally settled in on th is 16.Qxe6 Qc4 17.Qxc4 bxc4 18.Rhe1 e4 19.Nxe4 Rb8 20.Re2 Nb6 21.Nd6 Bd5 22.Nf5 Bb4 23.Bxf6 gxf6 -67 Crafty
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  Phony Benoni: Love that last move. 21.Bxf4 Qxh3, and either recapture costs White a full rook.
Apr-05-11  Shams: 13.Qh3??
Is it possible Wang Hao doesn't know the book trap here? 13.Nxe6! gives white a huge game.
Apr-05-11  Shams: Here's Gligoric, writing the book line:
Gligoric vs Bobotsov, 1959
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