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Vladimir Kramnik vs Peter Leko
Budapest RWE Gas m (2001) (rapid), rd 1, Jan-02
Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Modern Exchange Variation (D85)  ·  1-0



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  tpstar: GM Larry Evans gives this position in the November 2001 "Chess Life" for his "What's the Best Move?" feature:

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Choice A: "White loses after 1. Bb5?? Re7 2. d6 Re5 mate!"

Choice B: "Congratulations if you walked into mate with 1. Ke6?? Bg4."

Choice C: "White won with 1. e5! fxe5 (if 1 ... Rxd5 2. Rb7+ Kh6 3. Bb1! Ra5 4. Kxf6 Kh5 5. e6 wins) 2. Kxe5 f3 3. gxf3 Bxf3 4. d6 Rd8 5. Bf5 Bc6 6. d7 Rf8 7. Rd4."

Apr-07-18  Toribio3: This game of Kramnik is a masterpiece. Creating a successful passed pawn is one of the hardest thing to do!

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