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Gaston Needleman vs Alexander Grischuk
World Cup (2005), Khanty-Mansiysk RUS, rd 1, Nov-27
Italian Game: Classical Variation. Giuoco Pianissimo (C53)  ·  0-1

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Nov-28-05  ChessMan94: Should we say Gaston was persistent or naive?
Nov-28-05  KingG: These 5.d3 Giuoco Pianos are so boring.
Nov-28-05  ConLaMismaMano: Needleman obviously doesn't have the knowledge Grischuk has on the Ruy Lopez so he chose the Giuoco Piano hoping to settle an "easy" draw.
Nov-29-05  I3illieJoe: Come on don't be so hard on the kid. Vamos Argentina!
Dec-05-05  alexandrovm: 75. RxN finishes off the young opponent. I think Gaston had an interesting (until move 30) position, even was a pawn down, but Alexander played solidly and converted his material advantage.
Sep-12-07
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  gambitfan: A similar game : http://www.playchess.de/games/HCL-E...

until 9... Re8

Since I have White and want to win, I hesitate wth playing right away 10 Re1

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