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Alexey Shirov vs Leonid Yudasin
Olympiad (1994), Moscow RUS, rd 7, Dec-08
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Huebner. Rubinstein Variation (E42)  ·  1-0



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  Honza Cervenka: This game is a cinvincing instance of power of passed pawns.
Jan-27-04  pilot: what a beautiful deflection on move 20 with Ba4.
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  kevin86: I love this one-a piquant finish! If 36...♕xb8 37 ♕xb8 ♖xb8 38 ♖xe6! defending the knight After all the smoke (queens) is cleared,white end a piece ahead-and is destined to queen yet another pawn!
Jan-27-04  Catfriend: Reminds of the classic game of 1834!
Jan-27-04  Orcinus: Another fine way to finish is 36...Qxb8, 37 Qxe6+...Rf7, 38 Nd7...Qa8, 39 Qe8+...Qxe8, 40 Rxe8+...Rf8, 41 Rxf8 mate. Or 37...Kh8, 38 Nd7...Qa8 39 Nxf8...Qxf8 40 Qe8...Kg8 41 Qxf8...Kxf8
Apr-08-04  Whitehat1963: Fantastic calculations from Shirov!
Apr-08-04  Jim Bartle: Shirov writes in Fire on Board:

20. Bxa4! "too obvious to deserve an exclamation point..."

27 ...Rae8 "Oops! I had missed this, so now I had to start all over again."

31...Rd8? "Time trouble."

36 Resigns "36...Qxb8 37 Qxe6+"

Aug-16-04  Minor Piece Activity: Hey iron maiden, does this fit in your collection? =D
Aug-16-04  iron maiden: <MPA> It does indeed; thanks for bringing it to my attention.
Aug-16-04  iron maiden: Very unique game btw. In three moves, White goes from being down a queen to being up a queen.
Sep-10-05  Chess Addict: Wow, that was almost funny too.
Jul-13-06  KingG: Fantastic game.
Feb-22-12  fisayo123: !!WOW
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