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Boris Gelfand vs Ruslan Ponomariov
World Cup (2009)  ·  Horwitz Defense: General (A40)  ·  1-0
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Dec-15-09  Jazzer32: What a nice queen "hunt" starting with 18.Bf4
Jan-16-10
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  Caissanist: This game is nicely annotated by Kavalek, in one of his last columns for the Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dy...
Apr-01-10  notmtwain: In the column referenced above, Kavalek says this is a Paulsen Sicilian (B41), not a "Horwitz Defense" (A40). I looked up the A40 Horwitz defense games here and they seem to be e6 and f5 defenses to d4, so this should probably be reclassified.
Apr-14-12
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  PinnedPiece: GTM Score=37 Par=29

Once the queen trap is spotted, things progress mechanically.

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