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Veselin Topalov vs Mario Leopoldo Leskovar
Alicante op (1992), Alicante ESP, rd 3
Pirc Defense: General (B07)  ·  1-0

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Dec-30-04  Whitehat1963: Super complex exchange that Topalov must have seen all the way through!
Jan-01-05  aw1988: The queen sacrifice is absolutely sound.
Jan-01-05  drukenknight: 13...Qa5+ seems to be more sensible.
Jul-12-06  MrMelad: Thats our champion. Best Topalov game I've seen yet.
Oct-14-06  Bufon: This is an awesome sacrifice, very nice miniature by Topalov.
Apr-12-09  WhiteRook48: this is a very nice q sac and k hunt
Oct-03-19
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  Fusilli: <WhiteRook48: this is a very nice q sac and k hunt>

Indeed. Crazy opening play by black though.

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