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Marc Esserman vs Alexander Ivanov
44th Annual Continental Open (2014), Sturbridge, MA USA, rd 3, Aug-08
Sicilian Defense: Smith-Morra Gambit. Accepted Kan Formation (B21)  ·  1-0

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Jul-19-22
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But what else is black to do? His pieces are smothered. If he moves the king the e pawn falls. White has run his opponent out of tempi. Black is in a complete zugzwang.

A very impressive win that has come from excellent home prep.

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