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Sanan Sjugirov vs Loek van Wely
10th European Individual Championship (2009), Budva MNE, rd 5, Mar-10
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B96)  ·  1-0


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Mar-10-09  jon01: Highly notable game for Sanan Sjugirov. It's not often we see such a confident attack which begins with a bishops's sacrifice on move 9.
Mar-10-09  Billy Vaughan: What a bruising attack! Poor Loek must've been twitching in agony for hours thereafter.
Mar-10-09  cionics: Man, Sjugirov came out swingin'!
Mar-11-09  Andrijadj: Preparation...It is obvious...
Mar-11-09  KARPOVian: Sjugirov is in a hot streak here after beating Ivan Cheparinov,Predrag Nikolic and now Loek Van Wely!wohhooo!Russia has a new star!!!
Mar-11-09  Raskolnikov: Looks like Katja Lahno has done her homework :) To watch on against Bodnaruk.
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  parmetd: Loek's Qa5 move iscurious... Why not Qb6 immediately?
Mar-12-09  OneArmedScissor: What a game...
Mar-13-09  notyetagm: Great win for Sjugirov.
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  GrahamClayton: <parmetd>Loek's Qa5 move iscurious... Why not Qb6 immediately?

10...♕b6 would stop 12.♕d6, so maybe White was thinking of 12.♘d5 instead?

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