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Vladimir Kramnik vs Boris Gelfand
Gelfand - Kramnik Candidates Semifinal (1994), Sanghi Nagar IND, rd 3, Jul-28
Sicilian Defense: Canal Attack. Main Line (B52)  ·  1-0



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Aug-01-06  Gouki: 30...Nxf3? what was GM Gelfand thinking of when he played this move? perhaps he was in time pressure.
Feb-25-07  beginner64: Does white have a clear mate after
31. .. Nxe1

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<Does white have a clear mate after 31. .. Nxe1>

White can win a piece with 31...Nxe1 32. Qc8+ Kg7 33. Qxc4.

Mar-24-08  again10: As I see it 30.Nxf3 gxf3? 31.Qxf3+ K-g1 32.N-e3 N-f4 33.g5! I think this wins
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