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Bukhuti Gurgenidze vs Alexander Kotov
URS (1954)
Sicilian Defense: Closed. Chameleon Variation (B23)  ·  0-1

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Nov-13-09  Sem: Quick and dirty. If 9. Nxd5, then ... Nf3+ plus ... Bh3#. As many holes in White's position as in a Gruyere cheese.
Aug-05-11  wordfunph: quote of the game..

"A mistake. Gurgenidze does not notice the following uncomplicated, but effective blow."

- GM Alexander Kotov (on 8.Bxd5?)

(taken from the book Grandmaster at Work by Alexander Kotov)

Nov-18-14
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  wwall: Kotov's book,Grandmaster at Work, says the game went 11.Be3 (instead of 11.Bd2 here) 11...Nf3+ 12.Rxf3 Qxf3 13.Bxc5 h5 "White dragged on his resistance until the 33rd move and only then resigned."

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