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Peter Svidler vs Ruslan Ponomariov
28th European Club Cup (2012)  ·  English Opening: King's English. Four Knights Variation Fianchetto Lines (A29)  ·  1-0
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  HeMateMe: Wow, Svid lit up Pono with an interesting pawn attack.
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  King Sacrificer: 34. Bd5!
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  whiteshark: <Excelsior on the Board>

Peter svidler comments:

Dec-28-12  jhelix70: GOTD pun suggestion: "Fools Ruslan" (fools rush in)

A nice final combo by Svidler.

Dec-28-12  Dionysius1: Can anyone clarify for me why it's an excelsior position please? I know there's a Loyd problem called an excelsior and that's to do with the least likely piece being used to deliver mate. But I can't see the precise relevance! Many thanks
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