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Ruslan Ponomariov vs Loek van Wely
World Cup (2005), Khanty-Mansiysk RUS, rd 4, Dec-07
Sicilian Defense: Delayed Alapin Variation (B40)  ·  1-0

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Dec-11-05
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  pawn to QB4: I like this game. OK, so van Wely was unrecognizable as the great player he can be, but doesn't Ponomariov make it look easy? Probably a text book example of correct development, use of open lines and how handy it can be if you stop the other guy from castling! Reminded me of what us English always thought of Mickey Adams: the methods look simple 'til you try to duplicate the play!

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