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Viswanathan Anand vs Jan Timman
Dortmund Sparkassen (1999), Dortmund GER, rd 3, Jul-12
French Defense: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn Variation General (C18)  ·  1-0

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Sep-04-03  bunti: According to analysis by McDonald, Timman lost the game at the 13th move advancing the c pawn to c4 which allows white to delay castling. After the bishop retreats to e2 the threat of Rxf3 is eliminated and white now is able to build up a strong attack which becomes focused around black's e6 pawn. I wish i were strong enough to punish my opponent for a minor mistake at move 13 and squeeze out a tiny advantage into a win!
Sep-02-13
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  plang: Despite McDonald's analysis 13..c4 has been played several times since this game though 13..Qf8 is the most popular move. 15 Qc1 was new; 15 Qd2 and 15 0-0 had been played previously. The alternative 17..Nfxd4 18 Bxh6..Nxe2 19 Kxe2..Qe7 20 h5 would have given White a powerful attack. Perhaps Timman could have tried 22..e5 23 dxe..g5 24 Bf3..Be6 but White would have still been better. Instead, the game revolved around exploiting the weak pawn on e6. The exchange sacrifice 34..Rxf5 did not help but, at this point, the game was lost for Black.
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