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Garry Kasparov vs Judit Polgar
Linares (2001), Linares ESP, rd 2, Feb-24
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. English Attack Anti-English (B90)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Feb-14-06  Bobak Zahmat: This game Kasparov plays the White side of the Najdorf, Polgar is holding easy to a draw.
May-28-06  spirit: Polgar holding GAZZA to a draw on the Najdorf? i guess 10...Ne5! instead of her previous 10...Nf6? (that landed her in serious trouble) made all the difference...seriously, i'm a Polgarnut
Dec-03-06  Karpova: Quite funny that Polgar used Kasparov's own line (6...Ng4) against him and even managed to snap away half a point!
Dec-03-06  slomarko: what was the career results between these two?
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  Octavia: 1st game in Polar teaches chess 3 & 1st draw with Kasparov in long games
Jul-14-19  Alibaba2007: Kasparov didn't like his position and he was right. It is very difficult to find a defense for white: A Qxb5 Rxa3 29. Rd3 Rb8 30. Qxb8 Qxb8 31. Rxa3 Qxb4+ 32. Rb3 Qd2
Jul-14-19  Alibaba2007: B Kb2 Rc8 29. Rc1 Qc4 30. Qa7 Rb3+ and wins.
Jul-14-19  Alibaba2007: C Rc1 Rc8 29. Qxb5 Rxa3 30. Rd3 Raa8 31. Rb3 Qa7 32. Qa5 Qd4 and wins.

Can't find anything better for white. The extra pawn doesn't compensate for white's discoordinated pieces nor the incomfortable position of the king exposed to black queen and rooks which have the a,b,c files under their full control. The win should have been clear as ABC!!!

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