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Veselin Topalov vs Alexander Morozevich
Madrid (1996), Madrid ESP, rd 5, May-13
Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04)  ·  1-0



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Kibitzer's Corner
May-03-04  Dillinger:, where are the moves in this game?
May-08-04  Dillinger: Ah I see them. Now, this is a game of chess!
Jan-25-06  Whitehat1963: Wow! Agree 100 percent, <Dillinger>, this is a GREAT game of chess. Lengthy, complex see-saw battle!
Jul-23-06  Confuse: amazing ending! its amazing how topalov is hardly recognized in the 90's, but this seems to be his time, and i wish him the best in his upcoming match against kramnik
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  Honza Cervenka: White passers were not faster, but still better in the end.:-)
Jul-23-06  mack: 16.Kf1 is a peculiar little shot.
Jan-11-07  notyetagm: <Whitehat1963: Wow! Agree 100 percent, <Dillinger>, this is a GREAT game of chess. Lengthy, complex see-saw battle!>

Incredible game. This should definitely be a <Game Of The Day>.

Jan-18-07  AAAAron: Wasn't Morozevich around 18 years old when he played this game? Topolov was around 40. :)
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  plang: ?!? Topalov is only 2 years older than Morozovich
Feb-23-07  AAAAron: I was kidding. Topalov looks much older than he truly is. Kind of like Fischer.
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  GrahamClayton: A game which provides an exception to the rule that the player who promotes a pawn first in the endgame wins, eg 54...a1=♕ 55. ♖g1 ♔c2 56. ♖axa1 bxa1=♕ 57. ♖xa1, and Morozevich will be unable to stop the queening of either the g or h pawn, despite being a piece ahead.

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