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David Navara vs Veselin Topalov
Gashimov Memorial (2018), Shamkir AZE, rd 5, Apr-23
King's Indian Attack: Yugoslav Variation (A07)  ·  0-1
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Apr-23-18
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  ChessHigherCat: Topalov looks like: Who are all these weird people and how the hell did I get here?
Apr-23-18
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  Marmot PFL: <Pedro Fernandez> I would block the pawns with the knight and use the king to advance and trade as many king side pawns as possible. It's lost of course if black plays correctly and with no time pressure I don't blame him for resigning. In time trouble anything could happen, not here i guess.
Apr-23-18  The Kings Domain: Another good win for the Bulgarian. Do we already have the tournament winner?
Apr-23-18
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  ChessHigherCat: That reminds me of a limerick I wrote in the library:

Although I am not a Bulgarian,
your country I gladly would tarry in,
for no other nation,
in my estimation,
makes lovelier lady librarians.

Apr-23-18
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  chancho: Topalov is an artist.

Navara is a technician.

Apr-23-18
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  Marmot PFL: <Another good win for the Bulgarian. Do we already have the tournament winner?>

Still has to play Carlsen.

Apr-23-18
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  offramp: Veselin liked his tea to be acidy
And that caused his photo to be unbalanced he
Therefore Sellotaped Navara's brain
To a ceiling in Bahrain
And went out with David Cassidy.
Apr-23-18
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  moronovich: At the press conference,it seems like Topa has a much better understanding of the endgame than Navara.
Apr-23-18
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  chancho: Navara to Topalov: You played well I admit this.
Apr-23-18
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  ChessHigherCat: < moronovich: At the press conference,it seems like Topa has a much better understanding of the endgame than Navara.>

That's nice, then it's a win-win situation. Topa knows he won but Navara still thinks he did.

Apr-23-18
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  ChessHigherCat: <chancho: Topalov is an artist. Navara is a technician.>

Navara is still young but you're right for the time being.

Apr-23-18
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  thegoodanarchist: Topa is on a hot streak! Congrats, Veselin!
Apr-23-18
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  thegoodanarchist: < offramp: Veselin liked his tea to be acidy And that caused his photo to be unbalanced he
Therefore Sellotaped Navara's brain
To a ceiling in Bahrain
And went out with David Cassidy.>

That makes very little sense. I don't even think Topalov likes David Cassidy.

Apr-23-18
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  beenthere240: I understand that during the postgame interview Topalov gave Kramnik a shout-out for his contributions to the opening.
Apr-23-18
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  beenthere240: Or maybe I imagined it.
Apr-23-18  Pedro Fernandez: << chancho>: Navara to Topalov: You played well I admit this.> But that is a wrong comment from Navara. He should say to Topalov: "I did play badly, indeed horrible". How <chancho> he didn't play 20.Nxb6 allowing 20...Nxa4? Greetings!
Apr-23-18
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  morfishine: <moronovich> Nice win by Topalov, but its the same deer in the headlights picture used yesterday. Oh the Horror! lol
Apr-23-18
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  morfishine: Topalov's dancing rook picture looks he's just been informed he has 3 months to live
Apr-23-18  Pedro Fernandez: Navara-Topalov


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20.Nxb6 axb6 21.Qc3 Bg7 22.Qxe5 Qxe5 23.Bxe5 Bc8


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24.Bxf6 <24.Bc7 is also a good move> 24...Bxf6 25.Rd3 g5 26.Rcd1 h5 27.f4 *, <and valuation is near +1.00>.

Apr-23-18  BOSTER: <ChessHigherCat>:<Topalov is an artist>.Wojtaszek is an artist too.In this pos


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Black played Rh1,and after Rxh1 Bxh1 Rh2 Rxe5 he was fought in Classical <desperado defence> by Carlsen with Rh8+ Ke7 Qa7+

Apr-23-18
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  ChessHigherCat: <Boster> Thanks, didn't I see that game! Too bad Wojtaszek's name is pronounced "Vojt a shek" instead of "what a check!"
Apr-23-18
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  moronovich: <morfishine: <moronovich> Nice win by Topalov, but its the same deer in the headlights picture used yesterday. Oh the Horror! lol>

Yeah,and this aint no rabbit chess !

Apr-23-18  NBZ: Very nice game by Topalov. The two bishops owned the board.
Apr-23-18  BOSTER: < NBZ>:<Very nice game by Topalov>. "Success is never blamed",but...
Apr-24-18
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  cormier: Apr-23-18 Pedro Fernandez:

Navara-Topalov

<20.Nxb6 axb6 21.Qc3 Bg7 22.Qxe5 Qxe5 23.Bxe5 Bc8 <24.Bd4:>>


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Analysis by Houdini 4

<24...Nxe4 25.Bxb6> + / = (0.51) Depth: 30 dpa done

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Analysis by Houdini 4: d 29 dpa

<1. + / = (0.52): 25...f5>

2. + / = (0.54): 25...Rhf8 26.Re1 h5 27.h4 f5 28.Re2 f4 29.gxf4 Bh6 30.Nf1 Nd6 31.Rce1 Rxe2 32.Rxe2 Bxf4 33.Re7+ Rf7 34.Rc7 Be6 35.Rxf7+ Bxf7 36.Ng3 Be5 37.Bc5 Be6 38.Bxd6 Bxd6 39.Ne4 Be7 40.Ng5+ Bxg5 41.hxg5 Bf5 42.c5 Kg7 43.Kh2 Kf7 44.Kg3 Ke6 45.f4 Bb1

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Analysis by Houdini 4: d 25 dpa done

<1. + / = (0.51): 26.Rd3>

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Analysis by Houdini 4:

26...Rhf8 27.Nf1 Ng5 28.h4 Nf7 29.f4 g5 30.Rcd1 Bf6 31.hxg5 hxg5 32.Re3 Kg6 33.Bf3 Nh6 34.Bd4 Rd8 35.Bxf6 Kxf6 36.fxg5+ Kxg5 37.Kg2 Rxd1 38.Bxd1 Ng4 39.Re7 Kf6 40.Rc7 Re8 41.a4 Kg5 + / = (0.54) Depth: 25 dpa

<<26...h5> 27.Nf1 g5 28.Re3 Nf6 29.Rce1 Rxe3 30.Nxe3 Kg6 31.Bf1 Nd7 32.Bc7 Nc5 33.Kg2 h4 34.g4 fxg4 35.Nxg4 Ne6 36.Bh2 Rf8 37.Ne5+ Kh6 38.Be2 Nf4+ 39.Bxf4 Rxf4 40.Ng4+ Kg6 41.Bd3+ Kf7 42.Ne5+ Kf6 43.c5 + / = (0.48) Depth: 27 dpa>

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