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Vassily Ivanchuk vs Viswanathan Anand
London PCA/Intel-GP Final blitz playoff (1994) (blitz), London ENG, Sep-03
Sicilian Defense: Nezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack. Fianchetto Variation (B31)  ·  1-0

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Jan-31-05  johnny1245: Is this the greatest blitz game of all time?
Jan-31-05  aw1988: Nope.
Feb-01-05  johnny1245: show me a better
Feb-01-05  aw1988: You cannot have a greatest blitz game.
Feb-01-05  jperr75108: good point aw1988
Feb-01-05  jperr75108: there is no greatest anything
Feb-01-05  aw1988: Especially for blitz, where deep ideas cannot be shown.
Mar-20-05  TheParadigm: I'll have to disagree...I think anything has the potential to be great, especially a blitz game in which beautiful combinations can form the finish to a quick but well-thought out attack.
May-05-05  Whitehat1963: Blitz, schmitz. This is an excellent game of chess with a puzzle-like finish after 26... fxg5.
Sep-23-05  aw1988: "blitz kills ideas".
Sep-27-05  johnny1245: Nice to see a couple of positive responses to my question. Also a pleasure to see it included in several peoples favourite games collections. Not bad for a 5 minute game!
Oct-31-05  JamesBath: One would expect 23...f5! to improve
Black's game more.
Nov-10-05  DeepBlade: well Anand is the lighning kid, he plays bullet chess like crazy, so it is a succes to win. Especialy when your name is Ivanchuk.
Jan-12-06  THE pawn: especially when you name is Ivanchuk? Unless I didn't understand correctly, you're talking about someone that was rated as high as second on the rating list (behind only Kasparov) and is still in the top ten after all those years. Ivanchuk is an extremely strong and creative player and every single GM has had a taste of his fabulous strength.

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