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Rafael Vaganian vs Evgeni Ellinovich Sveshnikov
Chigorin Memorial (1980), Sochi URS, rd 1, Sep-??
Formation: King's Indian Attack (A07)  ·  1-0



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Sep-06-04  PAWNTOEFOUR: you won't believe how long i looked at that final position!!!! lol......try about 12 minutes! lol
Jun-23-07  2spoons: This game is fantastic...Someone should run through this so I can get my head around it.
Jun-23-07  AgentRgent: This game is a perfect example of why it's called the Kings Indian <Attack>!
Jun-23-07  dejavu: each & every prophylactic move by black is destroyed not right away but one move later-until black king had no security-as if by destiny!
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  Domdaniel: Vaganian later played the same line, up to move 14 where he varied with 14.a3, in a 1996 game against a computer program, Centaur. Vaganian won that as well.

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