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Jan Timman vs Sipke Ernst
Tata Steel Group B (2012), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 5, Jan-19
English Opening: Anglo-Slav Variation. General (A11)  ·  1-0

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Jan-19-12  timhortons:

18...Bd5?

20...g6?

Timman,J - Ernst,S, 74th Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2012


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1. (1.59): 23...Nxe5 24.fxe5[]
2. (4.28): 23...fxe5 24.Ng5+
3. (4.87): 23...Ke8 24.Nxc5 fxe5 25.Nxe6 exf4 26.Bxf4 Rb6

final position.


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Jan-19-12
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  Gilmoy: Not something you see every century: A <Smullyan Boden>, with one B never moving!!
Jan-19-12
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  Penguincw: < "In Grandmaster Group B, the Piet-Zwart Prize of 250 euros went to veteran Jan Timman (60) who downed fellow Dutchman Sipke Ernst with white in a Reti game. After Timmanís early positional pawn sacrifice, black never managed to escape from the pressure exerted on his position. At his 33rd, Ernstís position was hopeless and rather than make another move, he resigned." >

http://www.tatasteelchess.com/tourn...

Jan-20-12  Korifej: This is what i call a game!!
Jan-20-12  achieve: Extra-ordinary vision and tactical wizardry by the one and only <Jan Timman>, superb!

The artist in Timman the chess legend will never fade.

Jan-20-12  SimonWebbsTiger: Timman goes through the game here

http://www.chessvibes.com/reports/t...

Jan-20-12  JoergWalter: <SimonWebbsTiger> very nice video by a pleasant person. Looks Timman is excited to present the game or just short-winded.
Jan-20-12  King Death: Nice forcing play by Timman in this queenless middlegame.
Jan-20-12
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  Fusilli: <King Death> Absolutely. A master class, really.

<SimonWebbsTiger> Nice video, very instructive.

Jan-23-12  holland oats: What a game it was! Dare I say, 'The Importance of Beating Ernst'?!
Jan-24-12  achieve: <holland oats: What a game it was! Dare I say, 'The Importance of Beating Ernst'?!> Nice one!
Oct-30-12  falso contacto: 4th place on Chess Informant 113.
Apr-07-13  Everett: Love these explosions out of the Reti. Long-live the Hungarian maestro and his system, through the spirit of Timman and the rest of the chess world.
Apr-16-13  Lovuschka: 32.Rb7?! R:b7 33.Be8 mate would have been astonishing, but probably Timman was afraid of 32.-S:d4 33.R:b8 S:c6 and Black still can go on for a bit.

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