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Pavel Smirnov vs Nikita Vitiugov
Aeroflot Open (2009), Moscow RUS, rd 8, Feb-24
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. English Attack (B90)  ·  0-1

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Feb-25-09  KERESOV: A brilliant game by GM Nikita Vitiugov, the exchange sacrifice 23... Rxc3 is pleasing and produced excellent opportunity for Black to generate counterplay. Interestingly, the c3 is the very square that made White surrender, 30... Nc3 + 31. Bxc3 and mate on c2 or the White Queen will drop after 31... Bxc3 +

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