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Francisco Vallejo Pons vs Peter Leko
Linares (2004), Linares ESP, rd 6, Feb-25
Scotch Game: Mieses Variation (C45)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Feb-25-04  blueridgeboy07: or Na4
Feb-25-04  vishya: topalov and kasp have 10 and 12 min resp to reach move 40.they r on 28 !!!!!!1
Feb-25-04  vishya: http://marca.todoajedrez.tv/ronda6....
Feb-25-04  karlzen: Black has several possibilities for equality here. bd3, Rfb8. Rfb8:nb4 Qg6 (not na4 ra1!)
Feb-25-04  vishya: radjabov is up on material pointswise.....2 rooks vs a queen
Feb-25-04  vishya: we may see a win yet
Feb-25-04  Ragar: B to d3. Black was maybe better after this but it was risky to play on. A draw is good for him.
Feb-25-04  Helloween: Shirov will be at the head of Linares soon!
Feb-25-04  karlzen: black wasn't better, thus the draw. Rfb8 Nb4 Qg6 is not bad either.
Feb-25-04  uponthehill: Anyone tell me, why Vallejo accepted draw having one more pawn and Leko's doubled pawns on C file???

I cannot understand it!

Feb-25-04  derbyc: Perhaps because he had only about 10 minutes for the next 15 moves (Leko's time was ~18 minutes)
Feb-25-04  ajit: plz keep me posted here...on other games
Feb-25-04  karlzen: uponthehill: an easy var: Bd3 threatening the rook at f1, Rdd1 Bxc4=.
Feb-25-04  Ragar: The C pawn will drop to the bishop after Bd3 and black then has passed C pawns (as well as a dangerous bishop which can aim at the king if White wants to try to round up these pawns). Nor do I think White's e pawn has much of a future.
Feb-25-04  radu stancu: Topalov-Kasparov: Draw
Feb-25-04  radu stancu: Shirov-Radjabov: Move 42, Shirov has queen and three pawns for Radjabov's two rooks and a pawn. Radjabov on the attack with his two rooks.
Feb-25-04  vishya: well shirov-radjbov's game will make a nice endgame "white to play and win or black to play and win" puzzle for chessgames.com
Feb-25-04  ajit: thanks a lot guys
Feb-25-04  radu stancu: Shirov-Radjabov:
White: Kf2, Qd3, a3, f3, g4
Black: Kg7, Rf6, Rf8, c5

Last move: 43. ... c6-c5.
White to play and ... (fill in the blanks)

Feb-25-04  chessfritz1: Shirov-Radjabov
44 a4 Ra8
Now pinning the rook by Qc3 threatening g5
Feb-25-04  radu stancu: Any news on Shirov-Radjabov ? The java browser is dead again...
Feb-25-04  Reisswolf: Shirov-Radjabov
White: Kg3, Qd6, f3, g4
Black: Kg6, Ra4, Ra8

Black to move (Black is in check).

Feb-25-04  chessfritz1: 43.a4 Ra8
44.Qc3 Kg6
45.Qxc5 Rfa6
46.Kg3 Rxa4
Shirov-Radjabov
Feb-25-04
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  AgentRgent: Hey guys, Why not continue the Shirov-Radjabov commentary in the Cafe?
Feb-25-04  chessfritz1: < AgentRgent > Good Idea
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