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Richard Rapport vs Alexander Donchenko
Bundesliga (2014/15), Dortmund GER, rd 1, Oct-18
Sicilian Defense: General (B20)  ·  1-0


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Oct-19-14  Tartalacreme: Very original opening. The position after white's third move is new to me, a rarity in GM games, although I have seen 1.e4 c5 2.a3 g6 3.h4. It reminds me of the game Vallejo-Pons vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2009 where Vallejo uses an the same idea as in the variation 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g4 but against 2. ... a6.
Oct-20-14  fisayo123: Typical Rapport then.
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  JointheArmy: 2. Na3!!
Oct-20-14  Tartalacreme: Here are some games with 2.Na3 my Malakhov and Zvjagintsev.

V Malakhov vs Nisipeanu, 2006
V Malakhov vs E Vorobiov, 2006
V Malakhov vs V Milov, 2006
V Malakhov vs Sasikiran, 2006
V Zvjaginsev vs Motylev, 2005
V Zvjaginsev vs Dreev, 2005
V Zvjaginsev vs Khalifman, 2005
V Zvjaginsev vs D Bocharov, 2006
V Zvjaginsev vs Ponomariov, 2006
V Zvjaginsev vs Sakaev, 2008
V Zvjaginsev vs Wang Yue, 2008

Oct-22-14  Ke2: rapport is crazy. but too crazy? i really want him to reach the top so we can see things that aren't the damn berlin endgame
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  Garech: Lol!!

Rapport Rocks.

How come IMs don't play this way against me!?


Nov-11-14  coolconundrum: Might have to try this one...
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  luzhin: 8.Qf3! had a really sneaky point. If 8...d5? with the idea of winning the Bb5 after the Nc4 moves, then 9.Qf4! with threats against b8 and also Nd6+ gives White a winning position.
Jan-14-17  ColeTrane: Very original....
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