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Michael Adams vs Andrew J Muir
London (1984), London ENG
Sicilian Defense: Classical Variation. General (B56)  ·  1-0



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Aug-12-04  Saruman: No comments.
Aug-12-04  tweetypie: What a useful kibitz
Aug-12-04  tomh72000: Michael Adams must only have been about 15 when this was played. <tweetypie> Your post was just as "useful" as his. Hypocrite...
Aug-12-04  tweetypie: Yes you're right - probably about 15. A nice win by a young Adams. <tomh72000> I think you misplaced your sense of humour: my post was not serious.
Aug-12-04  acirce: Adams was born in November 1971, so probably only 12, possibly 13.
Aug-12-04  tweetypie: Well, that makes it all the more impressive. Thanks for the correction <acirce>
Aug-13-04  tomh72000: I was being sarchastic. It must have been the way I phrased it ;)
Aug-13-04  Saruman: I know tweetypie :-)
Aug-13-04  Saruman: 9.-Qxd4 cannot be good, since white gets far ahead in development.
Aug-13-04  tweetypie: <tomh72000) No problem :) <Saruman> perhaps you're right, Qxd4 doesn't seem to black much good. As a general comment, white's pieces are just a lot more active than black's.
Sep-20-12  vikram2791: Adams will win a pawn by force in the endgame.
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  naresb: Well, White managed to restrict Black to induce weakness by way of preventing opponent’s pawns from adjacent flanks from getting connected. White succeeded with positional exchange sacrifice to remove Nc6 important defender of weak pawns, an easy QS pawn majority attack, tactics with that of absolute skewer, Knight fork and with 27. Nxe7 trap for another absolute skewer (possibly with 28. Re1) enabled capture of weak pawns, creation of connected passed pawns leading to sizeable material gain.
Jul-16-18  tigreton: Adams shows the importance of piece activity in a middlegame without queens. He achieves better development, and puts pressure on the black king and the weakness on a7. I like the lift Rd1-d4-a4-a6.

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