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Boris Gelfand vs Peter Svidler
World Team Championship (2005), Be'er Sheva ISR, rd 2, Nov-02
Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Modern Exchange Variation (D85)  ·  0-1



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Nov-09-05  Unicornio: What a horrible blunder coming from a 2700 player!!!
Nov-10-05  erimiro1: Agree, but I must add, that Gelfand's play was uninspired from the beginning and it didn't seem to me that his pawn sac caused any difficulties to Svidler.
Nov-10-05  sucaba: 23.Ba6 was a nice chance. Then, on 23._ Na5, white can try 24.Bd3.
Jan-30-06  midknightblue: yes, big blunder! wow

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