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Peter Svidler vs Ilia Smirin
European Club Cup (2007), Kemer TUR, rd 6, Oct-08
Sicilian Defense: Kan. Polugaevsky Variation (B42)  ·  1-0

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Oct-12-07
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  Mateo: It seemed that nobody here paid any attention to this extraordinary Bishops ending, a true MASTERPIECE. Since move 46 until the end, Svidler play is just perfect, Capablancalike. He found the good plan, which was not so easy to see, to bring the King to 'b2' and then break the wall on the queenside. I would say that the game cannot be saved after 42...f6 (?). But maybe better was 42...f5!?.

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