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Sergey Karjakin vs Vugar Gashimov
Azerbaijan vs the World (2009) (rapid), Baku AZE, rd 5, May-08
Benoni Defense: Classical. New York Variation (A70)  ·  1-0

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May-10-09
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  Chessical: Gashimov could have forced a draw with <58...Bxg3>. For instance:

<59.fxg3> Qe2+ 60.Kh3 Qxb2 61.Qd7+ Kf6 62.Qd6+ Kf7 63. Qd5+ Kg7=

May-10-09  Augalv: Game annotated at: http://karjakin.blogspot.com/
Nov-17-09
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  Richard Taylor: Yes, that would be a draw. Shows that the Benoni played by a very strong player such as Gashimov is still a great opening...Still good for "club level players" if one likes attacking or active openings .

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