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Vladimir Kramnik vs Alexey Shirov
Dos Hermanas (1997), Dos Hermanas ESP, rd 8, Apr-10
English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. King's Knight Variation (A15)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jun-13-06
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  PhilFeeley: This is the game, of which Kevin Spraggett writes, that began Shirov's climb out of his slump. Spraggett helped him prepare for it by suggesting he play a Hedgehog opening (pawns at a6, b6 d6 and e6 and similar formations). Spraggett writes: "Alexei equalized very easily, and maybe was even more comfortable when Kramnik (visibly disappointed) offered a draw. Alexei even managed to think a few moments before finally deciding to accept!" http://www.kevinspraggett.com/askdo...

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