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Alexander Morozevich vs Viktor Korchnoi
Corus Group A (2000), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 4, Jan-19
French Defense: Classical. Burn Variation (C11)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jan-11-08  acirce: <The encounter between the young Russian, Alexander Morozevich, and the old Lion, Viktor Korchnoi was also agreed a draw just when we thought it would be getting interesting. However, the unexpected draw nearly never took place! Korchnoi commented that after Morozevich made his 20th move, he thought that he'd heard his opponent say something. His hearing not being what it used to be due to his advancing years, he said to his young opponent "Did you say something?", to which Morozevich remained silent. Kasparov, who was standing beside the board, whispered to Korchnoi: "He just offered you a draw" - which Korchnoi readily accepted!>

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