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Shakhriyar Mamedyarov vs Jan Smeets
Corus Group B (2005), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 13, Jan-30
Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack. Modern Defense (B13)  ·  0-1



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Jan-13-06  Bobak Zahmat: I saw this particulary game live at Corus 2005, after the game Mamedyarov was devastated. Smeets played a brilliant game.
Mar-17-07  neilmcmurdo: Great game. 15. Ba4 looks better. the check is counterproductive.
Mar-17-07  neilmcmurdo: er, sorry! he gets there anyway!
Mar-17-07  neilmcmurdo: 18. Re1+ is hopefully a more constructive comment!
Jan-20-09  OneArmedScissor: This is a pretty remarkable game.
Jan-20-09  Jafar219: <<OneArmedScissor>: This is a pretty remarkable game.>

Yes.After this game Mamedyarov couldn`t stop his tears.He cried like little child.

Mar-22-10  jrlepage: 58. Underpromotion... Such bad manners. Hope he took his medicine after that one. :)
Jul-02-10  Blunderdome: In an interview in New In Chess 2010/4, Smeets names this the best game he ever played.
Sep-18-20  stunttriple: Every other record I can find of this game has 57 ... Kf4 as the final move. I believe this transcription might be wrong. The underpromotion makes no sense anyway.

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