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Ilya Yulyevich Smirin vs Alexander Grischuk
FIDE World Championship Knockout Prelim (2000) (rapid), New Delhi IND, rd 2, Dec-02
Tarrasch Defense: Classical Variation (D34)  ·  0-1

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Aug-24-03  Tigran Petrosian: A very sparkling game on grischuk's part.
Mar-05-06  waddayaplay: Very nice engame, where black's pieces keep the white king out of the game and the white bishop and knight occupied.
Nov-16-06  waddayaplay: If 29.Rxb3 then 29...♗xf2+ 30.♔xf2 ♕d4+ #2 or 30.♔h1 ♗xe1 31.♕xe1 d2
Aug-04-07  micartouse: This endgame illustrates a very pleasing coordinating technique that one can learn by studying the B+N mate: when the bishop and knight are on the same color, they cover large walls of squares.

From move 37-53, both grandmasters move their knights to the same color as their bishop and just leave them there while doing work with the other pieces!

Aug-04-07  alexandrovm: thanks for the interesting quote on your part, <micartouse>

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