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Andrei Sokolov vs Alexey Shirov
FRA (1994)
Modern Defense: King Pawn Fianchetto (B06)  ·  0-1



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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-21-07  Jim Bartle: Shirov keeps offering pawns right from the start, and Sokolov refuses them all.
Jul-13-09  Sir Geoffrey: The 'rule of thumb' about gambits is to accept them...
Jul-13-09  Petrosianic: Well, to be precise, the rule is that the only way to <refute> a gambit is to accept it. That doesn't mean that you should always accept it, even in cases where you think it can't be refuted.
Nov-29-09  hedgeh0g: Sokolov's unwillingness to accept Shirov's numerous gambits just gave Black a very easy game from the offset.

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