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Teimour Radjabov vs Boris Gelfand
European Team Championship (2005), Gothenburg SWE, rd 5, Aug-03
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B96)  ·  0-1



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Aug-08-05  Montreal1666: It is very strange to see Radjabov sacrificing a whole bishop against such a strong player without having any solid line. There is no game in this database with the same sac.
Aug-08-05  iron maiden: 20. Qe1 seems to be the fatal mistake; the suggested line 20. Qd1 Rxc3 21. Bd2 Nxe4 22. Qh5+ looks far better for White.
Aug-10-05  erimiro1: It seems that Gelfand likes to defend against sacs on d5 (the knight) and e6 (the bishop) in the Najdorf. This is not the first time he wins such a game.
Feb-13-12  Travis Bickle: Kasparov has said the Najdorf is like a house of cards with 1 mistake it falls completely apart.
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