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Alexander Ipatov vs Sergey Volkov
Moscow Open (2010), Moscow RUS, rd 4, Feb-02
Semi-Slav Defense: Anti-Noteboom. Stonewall Variation Portisch Gambit (D31)  ·  1-0


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Mar-07-10  notyetagm:

<20.Rxg5! hxg5 21.Bc4 traps the queen and wins on the spot!>

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Mar-09-10  notyetagm:
Mar-09-10  notyetagm:

<<<<Game of the Month March [SOS-4, Chapter 4, p.35]>>>

To be defeated by your own opening weapons, that must be one of the nightmares of modern top players. A case in point is a recent game from the Moscow Open. Spanish IM Alexander Ipatov managed to defeat Russian GM Sergey Volkov with one of his own pet systems. A system incidentally on which Volkov had written for SOS-4. The cruel irony is that Ipatov follows one of Volkov's recommendations from SOS-4. The game presents a good opportunity to test your tactical abilities!>

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