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Veselin Topalov vs Miguel Illescas Cordoba
Linares (1995), Linares ESP, rd 7, Mar-09
Sicilian Defense: Lasker-Pelikan. Sveshnikov Variation Novosibirsk Variation (B33)  ·  1-0

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Jan-25-06  Whitehat1963: As usual, Topalov, winning from the precipice! Nicely done!
Oct-04-06  azaris: 22.Rxf4! and the entire attack turns out to be a big bluff.
Oct-20-06  aw1988: 22. Rxf4!! is stunning.
Oct-20-06
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  Oginschile: My how one move can change the complexion of the game. I generally don't see very deep into positions, but I would have been liking black's position quite a bit before 22. Rxf4!. After that, even a schmuck like me can see that white has turned the tables... though i'd probably still lose the position! : )
Jul-01-11  larryjapan: Another one of those Guess the Move games where you're way ahead by the middle, then free fall into hell by the end!

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