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Vasyl Ivanchuk vs Vladimir Kramnik
Las Palmas (1996), Las Palmas, Canary Islands ESP, rd 5, Dec-15
King's Indian Defense: Saemisch. Bobotsov-Korchnoi-Petrosian Variation (E81)  ·  1-0



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Apr-08-04  Whitehat1963: Where did Kramnik go wrong here?
Apr-08-04  Kenkaku: 21...b5 would be my guess.
Apr-09-04  chessfected: absolutely fascinating knight manuevers by Chucky. One knight goes Ng1-e2-g3-f1-e3-c4-a5-c6-e7 and the other one goes Nb1-c3-b5-c7-e6-f4-g6!
Apr-09-04  Benjamin Lau: I take it this is the reason Kramnik has no respect for the KID?
Dec-29-04  Everett: His own fault for playing c5 against the Samisch
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  plang: Great game by Ivanchuk. It is not even clear where Kramnik went wrong. The Benoni is so risky and whites setup with f3 discourages blacks usual counterplay.
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  plang: The idea of 11..h5 apparently originated with Kasparov in some related Kings Indians lines. It is awfully committal and after ..f5 black has an awful lot of weak squares.
Aug-10-08  whiteshark: <chessfected: <absolutely fascinating knight manuevers by Chucky.>> That's for sure!
Aug-31-08  sicilianhugefun: wow! I've just witnessed an elegant sequence of knight leaps against the KID which crushed the KID crusher himself..
Mar-26-17  Dave12: h4! is killing. Qxh4 Re8 and black has no way out.

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