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Viswanathan Anand vs Boris Gelfand
Amber Tournament (Rapid) (2008) (rapid), Nice FRA, rd 10, Mar-26
Slav Defense: Quiet Variation. Pin Defense (D12)  ·  0-1



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  whiteshark: Report from the tournament page :

"Gelfand had his revenge in the rapid game. Anand’s <16.Na2> was a blunder and after Black’s reply <16...Ne4> he was in trouble. Within a couple of moves Gelfand won a pawn and the rest was, to simplify matters, plain sailing. As the Israeli number one commented: <The way I play here I might have even spoiled this, but I didn’t.>"

Mar-26-08  pawnofdoom: The final position looks funny. Black's queen is hanging but taking would cost a queen. If Anand simply exchanged queens like that though, wouldn't he have chances of drawing because black's doubled e-pawns would be weak?
Mar-26-08  pink gorilla: Why cant I flip the pieces with this new chess viewer
Mar-26-08  Aspirador: <pawnofdoom> I also thought that white could have played on here, but it's not pleasant and Anand seems to be totally demoralized at the moment.
Mar-26-08  LivBlockade: <pink gorilla: Why cant I flip the pieces with this new chess viewer>

Click on the board. Then try Ctrl-F, or right-click and select 'Flip Board'.

Mar-28-08  hkannan2000: <LiveBlockade> Ctrl+F helps, but easier is to click on the alphabets on the board. It flips the board
May-15-12  Whitehat1963: What happens after 30. fxg5 Bxg3 31. Nxe3?

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