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Zaw Win Lay vs Alexander Khalifman
Japfa Classic (2000), Bali, rd 1, Apr-22
French Defense: Tarrasch Variation. Chistyakov Defense Modern Line (C07)  ·  0-1

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Apr-28-06  sigi: In NIC Yearbook 52 (1999) Sergey Ivanov published a theoretical article on the Tarrasch with 4.exd5 Qxd5.

"It contained wonderful pieces of analyses, but had one little flaw. (...) Ivanov had dedicated over half a page to this interesting try [18.Rad1] to avoid the main line 18.c3 and its myriad of possibilities. To date, Oleg Korneev's move had scored two wins in grandmaster games. Khalifman shows it has just one small drawback: it loses instantly."

Source: Chesscafe.com -> Skittles Rooom -> "The New In Chess Experience" by the NIC Yb editorial staff

Mar-20-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  plang: 18 Rad1? had been played a few times with success until Khalifman played the refutation 19..e5!; 19..Bd7 and 19..Qe5 had been played previously.
Mar-20-15
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  perfidious: <"It contained wonderful pieces of analyses, but had one little flaw. (...) Ivanov had dedicated over half a page to this interesting try [18.Rad1] to avoid the main line 18.c3 and its myriad of possibilities. To date, Oleg Korneev's move had scored two wins in grandmaster games. Khalifman shows it has just one small drawback: it loses instantly.">

Lovely, and an object lesson in the old maxim, 'Trust, but verify!'.

Oct-22-16
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  Domdaniel: Khalifman also wrote about this game in the Chess Stars review of the year's theoretically important games.

Looking at it again, Zaw can't have been *that* weak. At least he knew when to resign.

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