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Peter Svidler vs Bu Xiangzhi
Pearl Spring Chess Tournament (2008), Nanjing CHN, rd 8, Dec-19
Semi-Slav Defense: Accelerated Meran Variation (D45)  ·  1-0
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Dec-19-08  AliMatok: Sa wakas natalo din ang Insek kwakang baboy tikangkang.
Dec-20-08
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  Mateo: Interesting ending. The kind of position where Svidler crystal play can be very strong. Bu made some inacurrate moves until the loss.

37...Ke7?!. 37...Kd6 should be considered. After 38.Ra7 Rxb4 39.fxg6+ fxg6 40.Rxa6+ Bc6 41.Bxg6 Kc5, White has an extra pawn. But is this enough for a win? After the move actually played, White gets two connected and powerful passers.

44...Bf1?!. setting a little trap (45.Ke4? Bg2+). But 44...f6 should be better. The Bishop has to stay on d3 to impede Ke4 and he has to put the pawn on f6 to impede Ke5.

45...f6?! to impede the White King to invade e5 (after a6, Kc7) loses too, although more slowly. 46.a6 (threatens a7) Kc7 (only move) 47.Ke4 d3 48.Ke3 (otherwise d2). Then White puts his King on d2 (before playing b5, otherwise Black has d2) and his pawn on b5. Next he should be able to catch the d3 pawn with the Bishop.

Dec-21-08
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  hedgeh0g: <Sa wakas natalo din ang Insek kwakang baboy tikangkang.>

Well said, mate. I couldn't agree more.

Nov-28-09  DiscoJew: I liked 42.h4!

The ideas that commence after this quite move, both tactically and positionally,were interesting for white. Peter mapped a route through a very complex minefield and tormented Bu, solidly throughout the end middle game -to endgame.

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