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Peter Svidler vs Magnus Carlsen
Baku Grand Prix (2008), Baku AZE, rd 2, Apr-22
Spanish Game: Open Variations. Main Lines (C80)  ·  1/2-1/2



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  whiteshark: This looks like a pretty sure drawing line and most likely in a ♖endgame.

[Event "Seville op"]
[Site "Seville"]
[Date "1994.??.??"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Magem Badals, Jordi"]
[Black "Korneev, Oleg"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C80"]
[WhiteElo "2505"]
[BlackElo "2500"]
[PlyCount "120"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5 Be6 9. Be3 Bc5 10. Qd3 O-O 11. Nc3 Nb4 12. Qe2 Nxc3 13. bxc3 Bxe3 14. Qxe3 Nc6 15. a4 Na5 16. axb5 axb5 17. Qc5 c6 18. Nd4 Ra6 19. f4 g6 20. Ra3 Qd7 21. Rfa1 Rfa8 22. Qd6 Qxd6 23. exd6 Bd7 24. Bxd5 cxd5 25. Nb3 Rxd6 26. Rxa5 Rc8 27. Nd4 Kg7 28. Ra8 Rxa8 29. Rxa8 Rb6 30. Ra7 Bf5 31. Nxf5+ gxf5 32. Rd7 b4 33. Rxd5 bxc3 34. Rc5 Rb4 35. g3 Rd4 36. Rxc3 Rd1+ 37. Kg2 Rd2+ 38. Kh3 Kg6 39. Rc6+ f6 40. c4 Rc2 41. Rc8 Kh6 42. c5 Kh5 43. c6 Kg6 44. c7 Kg7 45. g4 fxg4+ 46. Kxg4 Rc5 47. h3 Rc1 48. h4 Rc5 49. h5 Kh6 50. Rf8 Rxc7 51. Rxf6+ Kg7 52. Ra6 Rc5 53. Ra7+ Kh6 54. Re7 Ra5 55. Re6+ Kg7 56. Re5 Ra1 57. Kg5 Rg1+ 58. Kf5 Ra1 59. Re7+ Kh6 60. Kf6 Ra6+ 1/2-1/2

Apr-23-08  minasina: this was live commentary, and "translation":
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  Honza Cervenka: Better attempt to get advantage as white in this line can be 14.cxb4. It worked quite well in J Cervenka vs J Schauer, 1993 :-D
Apr-29-08  minasina: Rybka anlysis samples
May-06-08  Red October: the boy plays the <Open Defence>!
May-07-08  minasina: < Red October: the boy plays the <Open Defence>!> He is a real revolutionist with hammer and sickle... : )

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