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Krishnan Sasikiran vs Alexander Goloshchapov
6th Dubai Open (2004), Dubai UAE, rd 9, Apr-28
Semi-Slav Defense: Meran. Blumenfeld Variation (D49)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Dec-30-11
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  Peligroso Patzer: Sasikiran could have won with <27. Ra1!> (with the idea <28. Bd6>).

He got an opportunity to use the same idea a mere eleven (11) days later in this game (not currently in the CG.com database) against the then-14-year-old Sergey Karjakin:

<Sasikiran,Krishnan> (2654) - <Karjakin,Sergey> (2566) [D49] Canarias en Red final playoff playchess.com INT (3.1), 09.05.2004

1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e3 e6 5.Nf3 Nbd7 6.Bd3 dxc4 7.Bxc4 b5 8.Bd3 a6 9.e4 c5 10.e5 cxd4 11.Nxb5 axb5 12.exf6 gxf6 13.0–0 Qb6 14.Qe2 Ba6 15.Rd1 Rd8 16.b4 Bxb4 17.Rb1 Bc3 18.Ba3 Qc6 19.Bxb5 Bxb5 20.Rxb5 Ra8 21.Bb4 Rxa2 22.Nxd4 Bxd4 23.Qxa2 Bxf2+ 24.Kxf2 Qxb5 25.Qa8+ Qb8 <26.Ra1> Rg8 <27.Bd6> 1–0

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