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Alexey Shirov vs Michael Adams
Hoogovens Group A (1996), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 5, Jan-18
Caro-Kann Defense: Advance. Short Variation (B12)  ·  1-0



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Nov-08-04  InspiredByMorphy: 33. ...Rb1+ ?? blundering away a rook is a weird as it gets. Doesent 33. ...Qxh2 win ?
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  tpstar: <IBM> 33 ... Qxh2? 34. Qxg8+! Kxg8 35. Rc8#.

Get some sleep. ;>)

Nov-08-04  InspiredByMorphy: <tpstar> Thanks. Im hanging up my analyzing jacket for the day.
Nov-08-04  InspiredByMorphy: 33. ...Rb1+ doesent deserve two ?'s , my earlier kibitz does.
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  tpstar: <IBM> Friend, please get some sleep. ;>)
Jun-15-10  alexrawlings: I think 30 Rh3 would have been more efficient.
Jan-16-12  iamdeafzed: @ alexrawlings

30. Rh3 allows Rxg4+ by black and then it's just an absolute disaster for white after that.

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