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Friso Nijboer vs Sergey Volkov
European Championship (2005), Zegrze POL, rd 3, Jun-20
French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Variation (C05)  ·  0-1



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Jul-02-05  capablancakarpov: The 2nd longest decisive game of all time, only behind of

Y Stepak vs Y Mashian, 1980

But Nijboer could have claimed the draw with the 50 move rule anytime since move 167....

Jul-02-05  aw1988: Holy moses.
Jul-02-05  fgh: Wow. Talk about lack of fighting spirit at current professional chess level.

Btw <aw1988>: you have already 4714 posts, soon you will surpass Sneaky! Good luck in catching up <acirce>, you will need it. :-)

Jul-02-05  aw1988: I celebrate posts, but I don't try to catch up to anyone. Thanks I guess.
Jul-03-05  fgh: I nearly forgot to put this game into my "favorite games" collection :-)
Jul-03-05  fgh: But I have very little space left... Seems like I will have to delete some of my game collections :-(
Jul-03-05  lopium: ahahahazzz!!! Yes fgh, I once looked at it, and I remember so many games!! ahahazzz!! Good luck ;)
Jul-03-05  aw1988: I think i'll do that in my next tournament game.

1. e4


Jul-03-05  fgh: Lol <aw1988>. I prefer 1. e3!! and black's game is in it's last throes :-)
Jul-03-05  aw1988: But feel not ashamed, dear reader, for up to now no one has opened your eyes or ears.
Nov-09-07  HOTDOG: 170.Ka4? loses. 170.Rg5,Rg7 or Rg8 is draw
Jan-14-09  WhiteRook48: I prefer 1. h4.
Feb-07-09  WhiteRook48: I prefer 1. d3!! and Black has to resign
May-03-09  WhiteRook48: 171 Ka5???
Jan-08-13  shakman: Marathon game!!!

It hurts to lose a game which was draw for almost 150+ moves :-S

Like the game, opening is pretty deep here... another game Hebden vs E Gleizerov, 2001

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