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Boris Gelfand vs Kiril Georgiev
French Team Championship (1999), Orange FRA, rd 5, Feb-04
Slav Defense: Chameleon Variation. Advance System (D15)  ·  1-0

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Apr-03-15
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  plang: The Nd2 maneuver was introduced in Kramnik's brilliancy over Topalov an Sortmund 1999. 9..Qc8!? allowed White to expand on the kingside; Topalov had played 9..Bg6. Gelfand recommended that Black play an immediate counter in the center with 12..e5. Gelfand on 13 gxh!: "White allows the knight back into the game but he gains pressure on the g-file in return; 13 Rg1..hxg 14 hxg..e5 would have given Black more counterplay. Of course 22..g6 buried the bishop but there was no other way to protect the g-pawn. 25..a5? was the decisive error though after the alternative 25..d4 26 Bxf5..dxc 27 Be4..Nd5 28 Bxd5..Rxd5 29 Rxc3..Bf6 30 Rgc1 the extra pawn should be enough to win.

This game was actually played in early 2000 (I believe).

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