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Alexey Shirov vs Vassily Ivanchuk
XXI Magistral Ciudad de Leon (2008) (rapid), Leon ESP, rd 6, May-31
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B96)  ·  0-1

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May-31-08  Marmot PFL: What tournament is this? I was expecting Leko and Carlsen.
May-31-08  test 10: chuky is on fire!i hope he will beat annad but annad is very good my heart say chuky ratio go with annad...
May-31-08
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  chessgames.com: This is Magistral Ciudad de Leon (official site: http://www.advancedchessleon.com/). The links on the side still point to the Bosna Tournament; sorry about that.
May-31-08  Marmot PFL: Looks like Leko messed up a probably won rook ending.
May-31-08  test 10: (marmot)four players chuky vs shirov annad vs pons knock out...
May-31-08  Marmot PFL: b3 looks like a move i would expect from these players
May-31-08  test 10: (marmot)yes , i think shirov will sac his knight later on e6 what do you think?!
May-31-08  Marmot PFL: I think black's attack looks more dangerous than whites.
May-31-08  test 10: shirov again in time problem
May-31-08  tldr3: what a game
May-31-08  test 10: (tldr)yep very sharp both sides i'll go with shirov ... and chuky win...
May-31-08  Marmot PFL: Well that was short and sweet.
May-31-08  test 10: chuky amazing forma....
Aug-01-09  kurtrichards: Shirov forgot to set the board on fire. With Ivanchuk armed with Type ABC fire extinguisher there was no way for poor Shirov to do his thing - set the board on fire. :)

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