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Viswanathan Anand vs Rustam Kasimdzhanov
Ciudad de Leon XVIII (2005) (rapid), Leon ESP, rd 2, Jun-12
Spanish Game: Closed Variations (C84)  ·  1-0

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Jun-13-05  lopium: Maybe 30.Nxc4 can be considered as "the" winner move. Three pawns for a knight, and all a side for them.... Too hard to stop without be damaged.
Jun-14-05  pantlko: i think <chessgame> should include this game in thier daily puzzle coloumn " move 30 ?, white to play and win.

howzz that?

Jun-19-05
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  e4Newman: Anand deserves credit for attacking the pawn chain head on. I had to set this one up and replay it a few times to fully appreciate the beauty. The underlying theme is white's a2 bishop on the diagonal with black's king.
Mar-07-07  ianD: 3 passed pawns for a knight...yes please...

Great positional understanding.

Mar-07-07  Ragh: <ianD: 3 passed pawns for a knight...yes please... Great positional understanding.> 30. Nxc4 sac wins the game outright. One of my favorite Anand's games..

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