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Yasser Seirawan vs Pablo Zarnicki
Buenos Aires Najdorf (1993), Buenos Aires ARG, rd 6, Apr-??
Queen's Indian Defense: Kasparov Variation (E12)  ·  1-0



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Jan-04-11  bharatiy: interesting game! its sac sac and sac! I think 20.Ba4 was not that direct, Nb8 was visually weird but nice direct move.
Jan-06-13  darshandatta: White had some lead in development and was behind in material so went for all out attack against uncastled king starting with an exchange sacrifice which gave him control of e5 and d6 square. I don't know if all the sacrifices were sound or not but i enjoyed this game a lot.
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  GrahamClayton: Is this Seirawan's "Immortal Game"?
13. ♖xd6!, 17. ♖xd7! and 23. ♘e5+! are all brilliant sacrifices.
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  Retireborn: Didn't Seirawan once write a book called "Take my rooks"? Heh.
Aug-15-20  Gaito: In the following position

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almost any move by White wins. Seirawan played 20.Ba4, yet according to the powerful engine Stockfish, the stronger 20.Qf3 would have led to a forced mate thus: 20...Ke7 21. Bg5+ f6 22. Nxf6 and the engine announces mate in at most 7 moves: 22...Kd6 23. Bf4+ Ke7 (if ...e5, 24:Qd5+ leads to a quick mate too) 24. Nd5+! exd5 25. Bg5+ Kd6 (if...Ke6, 26. Qxd5 mate) 26. Qxd5+ Kc7 27. Bf4 mate.

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