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Alexey Shirov vs Loek van Wely
34th Olympiad (2000), Istanbul TUR, rd 5, Nov-01
Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen Variation. Delayed Keres Attack Perenyi Gambit (B81)  ·  1-0

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Feb-01-07  myschkin: A rather crazy one where plenty of pieces were hanging and nobody took care ;)
Feb-01-07  myschkin: Can someone explain why not 19...Qxd1+ ?
Feb-01-07  flamboyant: this is the hungarian attack if im not mistaken, have been played with success by Judit Polgar quite a few times
Feb-01-07  The Backward Pawn: <myschkin> At a quick look, it appears that black played Qxg2 instead because white's bishop really pins down any chance of black developing his queen side rook and bishop and has to keep his knight protecting e5.
Feb-01-07  IMDONE4: im not sure about 19...Qg2; even though his development is somewhat stifled, i think it might be blacks only chance, could we get any variations?
Feb-02-07  myschkin: <The Backward Pawn> A good example for different quick looks. My first impression was the exact opposite :))

<IMDONE4> what about: (-0.01): 19...Qxd1+ 20.Kxd1 Rf8 21.Bd5 a5 22.Bc4 Kd8 23.Qa3 Kc7 24.De7 a4 25.Ke2 h5 26.h4

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Feb-05-07  IMDONE4: certainly doesnt look bad for black, although he definitely has the harder position to play if he were in time pressure; thx for the line <myschkin>
Dec-16-10
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  GrahamClayton: <myschkin>Can someone explain why not 19...Qxd1+ ?

<myschkin>,
After 19...♕d1+ 20.♔d1, while Black has material equality, he has problems developing, eg 20...♘f6 21.♕g7, or 21...♘b6 22. ♕xe5+ ♔f8 23. ♕e7+ ♔g8 24. ♕e8#

Feb-11-17
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  plang: In the supersharp Perenyi Attack most players with Black accept the piece sacrifice with 8..g6 though the interesting 8..h5 has scored better. Shirov played the strange looking 13 Bd2 5 times in 2001-2 scoring 4 wins and a draw. A few months earlier at Polanica Zdroj Shirov had played 16 Qg3 against Van Wely and Black had responded 16..Bh6+ 17 Kb1..Bf4; Shirov went on to win a complicated struggle. Shirov had commented some time after the game that Van Wely had showed that he had "no guts" by not taking the rook; did this influence Van Wely's decision to play 16..Qxh1? As mentioned above Van Wely should have played 19..Qxg2 though White would have maintained a strong initiative. There was no defense after 21 f4!. Had Black played 24..Re8 White would have won with 25 Qxf7..Nxf6 26 Rxe8+..Nxe8 27 f6.
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