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Alexander Morozevich vs Nikita Vitiugov
Governor's Cup (2011), Saratov RUS, rd 2, Oct-09
French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Variation (C11)  ·  1-0

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Oct-11-11  310metaltrader: That damn horsie made it impossible for black to do anything at the end.
Oct-11-11  310metaltrader: That knight hit every square. totally crushing to those who say a bishop is better than a knight.
Oct-12-11
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  sbevan: <310metaltrader: That damn horsie made it impossible for black to do anything at the end.> Yup!
Wonderful play.
Oct-12-11  nolanryan: morozevich rides on a horse made of crystal
Oct-12-11  beenthere240: 30. a4! is brilliant. If he plays Kg2 etc the win is another 20 moves in the future.
Oct-12-11  sicilianhugefun: White's proud knight at d6 simply outclassed black's bishop on an open board. This is a magnificent positional gem of Alexander Morozevich!
Oct-14-11  xanadu: I guess the problems for Black started with 10...f5. Black should prepared the thematic ...f6 instead, previously with c5xd4

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