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Jan Timman vs A R Saleh Salem
Tata Steel Challengers (2015), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 10, Jan-21
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. Adams Attack (B90)  ·  0-1



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  Penguincw: Probably not best to push all your kingside pawns forward to the 4th rank (although I don't think that's why white lost).
Jan-02-16  Kettalchess: good Job Saleh
Jan-04-18  Grandma Sturleigh: Why didn't Timman take the rook on move 30?
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  WannaBe: <Grandma Sturleigh> +1.40 (22 ply) 30...Bf8 31.Re1 Qc3 32.Be3 Nxe3 33.Qf3 Bc5 34.g6 fxg6 35.Rab1 Nd1 36.Qxc3 Nxc3 37.Kg2 Kf7 38.Ra1 g5 39.fxg5 Kg6 40.Kf3 Kxg5 41.Rh1 Bd4 42.Rh8 Nd1 43.Kxe2 Bxa1 44.Kxd1 Bxe5 45.Ra8 Kf5 46.Rxa6 g5 47.Ra5
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  WannaBe: 1) =0.00 (27 ply) 30.Re1 Rd8 31.Ra2 Nxe5 32.Qxe2 Qc3 33.Kg2 Nf3 34.Rh1 Ng1 35.Rxg1 Bxg1 36.Kxg1 Qg3+ 37.Kf1 Qh3+ 38.Kg1 Qg3+

2) =0.00 (27 ply) 30.Qxa8+ Kh7 31.Re1 Qf2 32.Qe4+ Kg8 33.Qxe2 Qg3 34.Ra2 Qh3+ 35.Qh2 Qf3+ 36.Qg2 Qh5+ 37.Qh2 Qf3+

3) =0.00 (27 ply) 30.Qxe2 Qxa1 31.bxc4 Rc8 32.cxb5 Qa2 33.g6 fxg6 34.Qe4 axb5 35.Qxg6 Qd5+ 36.Kh2 Bb6 37.Rd1 Qxd1 38.Qxe6+ Kh7 39.Qh3+

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