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Alexey Shirov vs Boris Gelfand
FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2000) (rapid), New Delhi IND, rd 4, Dec-08
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. English Attack (B90)  ·  1-0



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May-05-03  bishop: Shirov surprises his opponent with 18.Nc5! with the threat of shifting the Knight to the e4 square. Gelfand chops the Knight off but find himself tied up, not able to exchange Queens because of the unfortunate predicament of his Knight.
Jun-06-06  russep: wow Shirov makes quick work of Gelfand
May-13-08  Whitehat1963: Monday/Tuesday puzzle after 23...Ra5.
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  waddayaplay: If 17.♘c5 then I think bxc5, d6 ♗xd6, ♕xd6 ♕xd6, ♖xd6 ♖d8, and if now ♖xb6 then ♖d1+, ♗c1 ♘f4 is unclear

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