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Vassily Ivanchuk vs Veselin Topalov
Hoogovens Group A (1996), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 13, Jan-28
English Opening: King's English. Taimanov Variation (A25)  ·  1-0



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  chancho: 37...Kh8?? loses to 38.Qxf4 Rxf4 39.Rxg8+ Kh7 40.R1g7#
Sep-03-08  sicilianhugefun: simply outplayed
May-01-10  Madmartigan: 34..., Rdf8 is a big mistake. Topalov could have won this game by 34..., d4 35 Qc1, Rh4!, winning at least the exchange.

This was the last game of the tournament. Had Topalov won this, he would have been the tournament victor, instead of Ivanchuk...

Dec-13-18  kramnov: The rook is dead

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