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Alexey Shirov vs Vassily Ivanchuk
Linares (1994), Linares ESP, rd 6, Mar-02
Four Knights Game: Spanish. Rubinstein Variation (C48)  ·  1-0

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Aug-02-05  jperr75108: no kibitzing for this entertaining ending????
Aug-02-05  alexandrovm: nice ending by Alexey. g5 wins on the spot, there's nothing black can do. Oposite colored bishop ending with same amount of pawns, since move 27 "should be" a draw. While white activated his king, black's king moved only on move 33! This game could have been drawn, black didn't play the ending well
Dec-21-07  Whitehat1963: Excellent mid-week puzzle after 57...Kd4.
Apr-26-08
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  Richard Taylor: Great game by Shirov + the ending is clver - well calculated by A Shirov!
Oct-09-10  falso contacto: nice ending.
May-23-18  Finnishplayer: Great ending by Shirov! That guy is an ace in endings.
Jul-01-19  Alibaba2007: Bd4+ 34. Kd6 b5 35. Ke7 Kg8 36. f6 b4 37. Ke8 Be3 38. Bd5 Bg5 39. Ke7 e4 40. Bxe4 Be3 41. Bd5 Bc5+ 42. Ke8 Bd4 43. Bxf7+ and wins
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