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Michael Adams vs Aleksey Dreev
Hoogovens Group A (1996), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 7, Jan-21
French Defense: Tarrasch Variation. Chistyakov Defense Modern Line (C07)  ·  1-0

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Jun-16-04  Spitecheck: Apparently if you believe the two engines I have 22 ... Bd7 is the fatal error here (Better...Bf8 instead leads to ditching his queen, however, for a platoon of white's active pieces). Otherwise Black is just holding the last trump in the endgame?

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Feb-27-10  computer chess guy: 19. ♖ad1! was a strong novelty. After this move, Rybka 3 prefers .. ♗e5, but Black lost the one game I could find in MegaBase in which this was played. It is common now for Black for avoid Adams's line with 18. .. ♘h5.
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  Ziryab: What about 18...e5!?

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