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Leonid Shamkovich vs Erich Marchand
USA (1977)
Sicilian Defense: O'Kelly Variation. Yerevan System (B28)  ·  1-0



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Jun-08-03  morphynoman2: Wow! Take a look on the 13th white move!
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  whiteshark: It looks like this game is completely rounded, forced when white played <10. Na4>.

Here is the position after white played <13. Nd8!>:

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For curiousity: Is there a game where the winning move <Nd8> was played earlier by white?

Jun-15-12  Brown: This an excellent example of suffering for lack of development.

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