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Nigel Short vs Alexander Beliavsky
Dortmund Sparkassen (1995), Dortmund GER, rd 8, Jul-22
French Defense: Winawer. Delayed Exchange Variation (C01)  ·  1-0



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  Sneaky: Nice one by Nigel.
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  FSR: Wow. Who knew the Exchange Variation was so badass? This is easily the shortest of their games in's database (including draws).
May-19-13  Xeroxx: doom and gloom
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  Plaskett: Oops!
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  keypusher: I remember getting crushed in a game in this variation and feeling so ashamed. Thanks, Alexander.
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  areknames: Black's set-up starting with 7...Qf6, unnecessarily exposing his Q looks suspect. Something like 7...Nge7 followed by Be6 and Qd7 looks normal. As it turns out Short plays 14.f5 and Black's position is already resignable. Weird.

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