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Evgeni Ellinovich Sveshnikov vs Anatoly Karpov
Karpov - Sveshnikov Rapid (2015), Riga LAT, rd 2, Jul-07
Sicilian Defense: Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack (B30)  ·  1-0
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Jul-08-15  Volmac: Why did Karpov play the Sicilian, especially against an opponent that has researched the opening his whole life? Maybe it was an accident, he meant to move the c-pawn one square but dropped it on the square beyond the intended one. With that said, I hope to see the Scotch opening played by these two in future games.
Jul-08-15  Howard: Too bad Karpov doesn't play classical chess anymore (or at least very rarely). But, then at 64 it's probably time for him to retire.
Jul-08-15
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  Fusilli: <Volmac: Why did Karpov play the Sicilian, especially against an opponent that has researched the opening his whole life?>

Sveshnikov vs Karpov, 2015

Jul-08-15
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  thegoodanarchist: Did Karpov lose this game on time?
Jul-08-15
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  whiteshark: <thegoodanarchist: Did Karpov lose this game on time?> Yes! I think he had already overstepped time when he played 29...Ke8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?t=1874... (starts around 55mins)
Jul-08-15  MNW: Coming from someone who only knows two or three openings, two of which are the Scotch Gambit and the Sicilian Najdorf, I would love to see how the pros play it. Unfortunately, seeing a scotch game much less a scotch gambit is so rare at top level play these days.
Jul-09-15
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  thegoodanarchist: <whiteshark>: thanks for the link!
Jul-15-15  HeMateMe: hmm....not the first time Karpov has overstepped the time limit. I wonder if white has a winning endgame after an exchange of pieces on the queenside?
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