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Paul van der Sterren vs Alexey Shirov
Bundesliga (1995/96), GER
Semi-Slav Defense: Meran. Blumenfeld Variation (D49)  ·  0-1



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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-12-06  Timothy Glenn Forney: Brutal,Rooks on the second rank are so deadly.
Feb-12-06  Jim Bartle: Shirov writes that it was a balanced game until van der Sterren made a major error with 24. Kf1. 24. Qxf3 was best, though white must still fight for the draw.
Feb-12-06  Timothy Glenn Forney: Yes that was the move that ruined whites game,what book was that from?
Feb-13-06  Jim Bartle: "Fire on Board"
Feb-13-06  Timothy Glenn Forney: I will have to check it out thanks

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