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Nigel Short vs Sergei Vladimirovich Rublevsky
Karpov Poikovsky (2012), Poikovsky RUS, rd 1, Sep-28
English Opening: King's English. Four Knights Variation Quiet Line (A28)  ·  1-0



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Sep-28-12  Shams: After <34.c5> Nigel makes it look easy.
Sep-28-12  luzhin: 61.Be4 announces zugzwang. Black finds the prettiest way to go.
Sep-28-12  Riverbeast: Beautifully played B endgame
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  whiteshark: <62.Bxc6!> The Punch
Oct-01-12  KingV93: Elegant finish by GM Short
Oct-01-12  vinidivici: <shams> because his kings position much better than his opponent. far more active
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  perfidious: The position after 6....Qe7 has transposed to an oft-played variation from the 1970s and 1980s which normally arises from 5.Qc2 Bxc3 6.Qxc3, though after 7....Qe7 7.a3 was much more popular in those days, as played in Seirawan vs Barbero, 1979.

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