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Veselin Topalov vs Alexander Morozevich
Amber Tournament (Rapid) (2008) (rapid), Nice FRA, rd 2, Mar-16
King's Indian Defense: Orthodox Variation. Bayonet Attack (E97)  ·  1-0



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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-17-08  sallom89: what an attack....those pawns certainly created difficulty.
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  Gilmoy: Topa: Bismillah! No - we will not trade the queens
Moro: Trade the queens!
Topa: Bismillah! We will not trade the queens
Moro: Trade the queens!
Topa: No, no, no, no, no, no, ok
Moro: Mama mia ...
Mar-17-08  Topista: What is the cause of this win for Topa-opening novelty or display of chessmastery?
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  spinal pat: <Gilmoy> Lol !
Mar-17-08  Manequinho: wouldn't 39. Qh7 be a good move?
Mar-17-08  jonnymalk: this is too easy to beat morozevich
Mar-17-08  Bobsterman3000: <Manequinho> Yes, as far as I can tell 39. qh7 still wins easily.
Mar-17-08  minasina: Here is Rybka(?) analysis samples for this game:
Mar-17-08  Whitehat1963: What happens if 31...Kxg6?
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  Gilmoy: <31..Kxg6!?> 32.g4
32..fxg4 33.Rxf8
32..f4 33.Bd3+
32..Qg7 33.gxf5+ Kh7 34.Qh4+ Qh6 (+0.98 from <minasina>'s link -- that's much better than Moro's line)
Apr-24-08  Whitehat1963: Great game. To me, this is one of the most exciting rivalries in all of chess. This is Hagler-Hearns or Shavers-Foreman, two sluggers toe to toe, going at it with all their might. Note how few their draws against each other:

May-15-08  minasina: ...See my previous post. Now the analysis is located here: Rybka analysis (some critical points and variations)

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