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Viswanathan Anand vs Alisa Galliamova
Prestwich (1990), rd 4
Sicilian Defense: Classical Variation. General (B56)  ·  1-0



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  tpstar: Note 12. Rfd1 leaving the QR on a1 in case the a file gets half-opened with ... Na5 & ... Nxb3. Tense middlegame, then White won material and Black resigned before 42. Rxd5 holding everything.

tpstar-ezwilling (GameKnot 8/5/05) [Fritz 7]: 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cd 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bc4 e5 7. Nf3 Be6 8. Bb3 h6 9. 0-0 Be7 10. Be3 Rc8 11. Qe2 0-0 12. Rad1 (12. Rfd1) [last book move] a6 13. Bd5 Nd4 [13 ... Qc7!? ] 14. Bxd4 Nxd5 15. exd5 exd4 16. Nxd4 Bd7 17. Rfe1 Re8 18. Qf3 b5 [18 ... Qb6!? 19. Nb3 Bf6 ] 19. a3 Bf6 20. Rxe8+ Qxe8 21. Nce2 a5 22. c3 a4 23. Nf5 Bxf5 24. Qxf5 Qxe2? [24 ... Rc7 25. Ng3 Be5 ] 25. Qxc8+ Kh7 26. Qf5+ Kg8 27. Qb1 Be5 28. Re1 Qh5?! [28 ... Qc4] 29. f4! and White won (1-0).

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