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Veselin Topalov vs Viswanathan Anand
XIX Ciudad de Leon (2006) (rapid), Leon ESP, rd 2, Jun-11
Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invitation (A04)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jun-11-06  Ulhumbrus: On 24...Rxc1 25 Rxc1 g4 26 Bc6 Rc8 27 b4 Kf8 28 b5 Ke7 29 Rd1 Rd8 30 Rxd8+ Kxd8 Black's king has some lead in development over White's King.
Jun-12-06  hitman84: 23...g5 such positional moves are really great to watch.At first sight you dont get it but then after 25..g4 white cannot moves its king side pawns due to the en-passant bind.

After move 50 you can clearly see why B's are not stronger than N's when pawns are on the same side.

Great defensive play by Anand!

Jun-21-06  alexandrovm: Anand just love passed pawns, this time it didn't work, and white had the iniciative at the end...a drawn endgame i.e.
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