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Peter Svidler vs Alexandra Kosteniuk
World Blitz Championship (2009) (blitz), Moscow RUS, rd 37, Nov-18
Russian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton Variation (C42)  ·  1-0



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[Event "Test"]
[Site "FastGM"]
[Date "2017.06.25"]
[Round "104"]
[White "Komodo 11.01 64-bit"]
[Black "Stockfish 170606 x64"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C42"]
[WhiteElo "3000"]
[BlackElo "3000"]
[PlyCount "127"]
[EventDate "2017.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. O-O O-O 8. Re1 Bf5 9. c4 c6 10. Qb3 Na6 11. Nc3.
<In the game Kosteniuk now played 11...dxc4. But there is a powerful alternative!>

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11...Nac5!! 12. dxc5 Nxc5 13. Bxf5 Nxb3 14. axb3 dxc4 15. bxc4.

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<So White has three pieces for the queen. The rest of the game is REALLY interesting! Almost mind-boggling.>
15...Bb4 16. Rd1 Qe7 17. Bg5 Qc5 18. Bd3 Rfe8 19. Bf4 Rad8 20. Bc7 Ra8 21. h3 g6 22. Bf4 Bxc3 23. bxc3 Rad8 24. g3 h6 25. Kg2 Kg7 26. Rd2 Re7 27. Raa2 Rdd7 28. h4 a6 29. Nd4 Qa7 30. Ra1 Qb6 31. Rb1 Qa5 32. Rbd1 Rd8 33. Bb1 Rde8 34. Nc2 Re2 35. Rd6 h5 36. Nd4 Rb2 37. Rd7 Kg8 38. Rc1 Qa4 39. Nf3 c5 40. Rd6 Qxc4 41. Nd2 Qa4 42. Bd3 Re6 43. Rxe6 fxe6 44. Nc4 Ra2 45. Ne5 a5 46. Bxg6 Re2 47. c4 Qa2 48. Nd3 Qb3 49. Nxc5 Qb6 50. Bd3 Qc6+ 51. Kg1 Rxf2 52. Kxf2 Qxc5+ 53. Ke2 a4 54. Rd1 a3 55. Be3 Qe5 56. Rd2 Qxg3 57. Ra2 Qe5 58. Kd2 Kf7 59. Bg5 Qa5+ 60. Kc2 Qa4+ 61. Kc3 Qa5+ 62. Kc2 Qa4+ 63. Kc3 Qa5+ 64. Kc2 1/2-1/2

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