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Peter Svidler vs Vassily Ivanchuk
14th Amber Tournament: Rapid (2005) (rapid), Monte Carlo MNC, rd 8, Mar-27
Sicilian Defense: Kan. Modern Variation (B42)  ·  0-1

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Oct-02-05  diegoami: white tries to catch black in a mate web with 32. exf5 . dropping the Bd3, but after 32... Qxd3 33. f6 Kf8 black can protect the 8th rank

Better was 32. h6! , threathening Rb8# 32... Kf8 33. Qh5 Re7 34. Qxf5 with several threaths : Qf6, Rb8+, Qc8+, Bxa6, e5

Black should be able to defend though

Dec-23-05  notyetagm: This victory by Ivanchuk received panelist GM Jeroen Piket's 10-point vote as the best game in Informator 93. None of the other eight judges gave it a single point, however.
Dec-23-05  aw1988: LOL. Well, in any event, it's good Chucky one a game.
Dec-23-05  aw1988: Itsnot realy fair to say that
Ivanchuck loses all the time, wehen you look at games these.
Sep-08-06  Chess Lou Zer: Where did white lose this one?
Apr-03-07  notyetagm: Wow, 23 ... ♖c2!!. Though not forced the point is 24 ♗xc2? d4+ followed by 25 ... dx♗c2 which <FORKS> the White b1- and d1-rooks, leaving Black ahead a piece for a pawm.

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