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Michael Adams vs Sergei Tiviakov
PCA Candidates Quarter-final (1994), New York, NY USA, rd 2, Jun-??
Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack (B51)  ·  1-0



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Feb-10-04  ossolinskm: what was with 11. 0-0-0?? for black
Feb-10-04  clendenon: yea, it, looks like a pretty dumb move.
Feb-11-04  ossolinskm: oh i see now that he was preventing the pin after d5 by white, but he was better of letting white take the knight
Apr-01-04  nikolaas: I think 11... ♔d8was a little better. His rook would be on the right side of his king.
Feb-24-05  aw1988: Power to the Pawns!
Jul-22-05  notyetagm: I agree with the first poster, 11 ... 0-0-0??.
Sep-01-10  BobCrisp: According to <Murray Chandler > in the <BCM>, <12. b4! After this powerful novelty (reportedly discovered by Julian Hodgson the night before) Black is lost.>
Dec-18-11  qqdos: <BobCrisp> story confirmed by Adams himself in his analysis of this game in the London Daily Telegraph of Dec-17-2011.
Apr-01-12  wordfunph: <BobCrisp> <qqdos> the story was also mentioned by GM Hodgson in the book Interview with a Grandmaster.

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