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Sergey Karjakin vs Daniel Stellwagen
Corus Group B (2005), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 13, Jan-30
French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Variation (C11)  ·  1-0



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Feb-01-05  Helloween: This is the game that earned Karjakin a spot in group A of Wijk next year. Pay special attention to 29.e6!, after which the invasion of Black's back rank is unpreventable.
Feb-02-05  patzer2: The positional pawn sacrifice 29. e6 is awe inspiring! Karjakin appears to be playing with much greater strength and maturity in all phases of the game. Super GMs sit up and take notice. The kid is very good and getting better (shades of Bobby Fischer).
Feb-02-05  patzer2: One could also argue that 29. e6! is a pinning combination, forcing the decisive pin of the Knight on the wekaened Back Rank.

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