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Alexey Shirov vs Vladimir Akopian
European Club Cup (2002), Halkidiki GRE, rd 7, Sep-28
French Defense: Classical. Burn Variation Main Line (C11)  ·  1-0



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May-19-04  ConLaMismaMano: 17.d6...i love moves like this one.
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  chessdr: I take it the threat is 24. Nf5+.

If 24. ... Bxf5, 25. Bxf5 and black will lose material on c8.

If 24. ... Kh8, 25. Qh6 Rg8, 26. Ne7 Re8, 27. Nxg6+ (faster than 27. Nxc8 Ra1xc8) fxg6 28. Bxg6 and black can't solve all of his problems.

Dec-07-07  schnarre: Breaking the Burn once more!

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