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Gata Kamsky vs Alexey Shirov
Dortmund (1992), Dortmund GER, rd 7, Apr-24
Semi-Slav Defense: General (D43)  ·  1-0



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Jan-18-04  rafaelluiz: Very good game by kamsky. Here he remember Tal to me :)
Jan-19-04  rafaelluiz: Kamsky outsided shirov here :)
May-26-04  Whitehat1963: Great final combination!
Jan-29-06  Australopitecus: Kamsky was a prodigy after seeing some of his games, but sad that now, didnt make a very good Corus 2006 , but well at least won 4 games there.
May-19-06  Resignation Trap: Kamsky makes it look easy to defeat Shirov in this game.
Sep-14-15  Poisonpawns: 18.Qd2!
Jun-02-20  superstoned: Kamsky includes 30...Kxf7 31.Rxd4 as the game's finish, writing that after those moves "Black resigned as White's two extra pawns ensure a technical win" (Kamsky, G. "Chess Gamer Vol. 1 Awakening", Thinker's Publishing 2019).

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