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Le Quang Liem vs Vassily Ivanchuk
ACP Golden Classic (2012), Amsterdam NED, rd 2, Jul-15
Slav Defense: Czech Variation. Classical System (D18)  ·  0-1

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Jul-15-12  checkmateyourmove: these are dream time controls for chucky's genius to shine
Jul-18-12
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  wordfunph: two of my fave players, a draw would be satisfying but one has to give way :(

go Chucky!
go LQL!

Jul-20-12  LoveThatJoker: What an awesome game!

There are many "star-moments" in this encounter, yet 20...Nxe5! is a definite stand-out.

Here is what Stockfish has to say on 20...Nxe5! 21. dxe5:

Analysis Diagram - Position after 20...Nxe5! 21. dxe5


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<-1.93/19> 21...d4 22. Bf6 dxc3 23. bxc3 Bxc3 24. Qe3 Rhg8 25. Ra2 Bxe5 26. Bxe5 Rxe5

LTJ

Jul-20-12  King Sacrificer: Ivanchuk's piece mobility is incredible in this game. After Black Knight enters the enemy camp, every Black piece starts flying around and White is just tied down.

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