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Alexander Stripunsky vs Loek van Wely
38th World Open (2010), King of Prussia USA, rd 8, Jul-05
Sicilian Defense: Delayed Alapin (B50)  ·  0-1



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  al wazir: Why is this game over?
Jul-11-10  Shams: I'm just guessing but 42...a5 43. bxa5 44. Qa2+ and ...Qxa6 gives black that passed b-pawn. On an open board, with all possible queen forks, the pawn should cost white a piece.
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  al wazir: <Shams>: I guess that's it. Thanks.

Sometimes the Dutch do win.

Jul-12-10  zanshin: Rybka 4 on final position:

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[-5.60] d=22 42...a5 43.bxa5 Qa2 44.Rd2 Qxa5 45.Rd5 Qa2 46.Rd2 Qc4 47.e6 Qxe6 48.Bc7 Qf5 49.Ke1 Qc8 50.Be5 b4 51.Re2 b3 52.Kf2 f6 53.Bb2 Qd7 54.Ke3 (0:12:19) 131068kN

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