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Boris Gelfand vs Anatoly Karpov
Vienna Millenium (1996), Vienna AUT, rd 3, Aug-11
English Opening: Agincourt Defense. Catalan Defense (A14)  ·  1-0

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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-11-07
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  GlassCow: It's a rare day when Karpov is outplayed positionally, and even rarer when he is outplayed in the endgame. Gelfand manages both here.
Jun-13-12  LoveThatJoker: GG

LTJ

Feb-05-20  Howard: If I'm not mistaken, this game didn't make the Informant---rather surprising, in my view.
Feb-05-20
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  Retireborn: <Howard> You're mistaken :) It's 67/607 with notes by Gelfand, who gives 28.Ra1 a !!
Feb-07-20  Howard: Must have missed that, Retireborn. Thanks very much ! Lemme check that volume again.
Feb-08-20  Howard: Just looked at Volume 67 last night---you're right, Retireborn. What threw me off was the crosstable in that volume was given as Wien, 1996---when I'd thought it would say "Venice". Same city it turns out.

Some book (I think it was Karpov's Strategic Wins Volume 1) referred to this game of Gelfand's as a "positional masterpiece".

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