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Peter Svidler vs Aleksej Aleksandrov
FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (1999), Las Vegas, NV USA, rd 2, Aug-04
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense. l'Hermet Variation Berlin Wall Defense (C67)  ·  1-0

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Apr-19-14
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  plang: Game 2 of their second round match in the World Championship tournament; Svidler won the match 1.5-0.5 before being eliminated by Kiril Georgiev in the next round. 11 Ne2 was a new move; 11 Rd1, 11 Bf4, 11 g4 and 11 b3 were among the moves played previously. Svidler thought that 19..fxe?! was inaccurate recommending 19..Kg7 20 c4..Nb6 21 Bc3..f6 22 e7..Re8 with an unclear position. 22..Rhf8? led to a clear edge for White; better was 22..Nb6 23 Bc3..Rhf8 24 g4..g6 25 Rde1..gxf 26 Re7+..Bxe7 27 Rxe7+..Kg8 28 Rg7+..Kh8 29 Rxc7..Kg8 30 Rxg7+..Kh8 31 Rxb7..Kg8 32 Rxb6 with better chances for White. After 28..g6? the game was lost; 29..Ra7 would have held on longer. The alternative 30..Kg8? 31 R1e6 would have dropped the g-pawn. Aleksandrov resigned after 41 Rxh5 as 41..Nd6 42 Rh7+..Ke6 43 h5 is hopeless as the connected pawns and powerful bishop are too strong.

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