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Nigel Short vs Rainer Tomczak
Bundesliga (1990/91), GER
Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian. Open (B32)  ·  1-0



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  Sneaky: I've very interested in this line, esp. with 9. ...d5. Is there a "refutation" to 9 ...d5? It seems to me that Black gets a level game. After 11 Bd3 do you think Black could even play the opening like a gambit, with ...Nxd3?
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  Sneaky: Hmmm on second thought, maybe this game illustrates why Black's game is actually very difficult.
Feb-01-02  bishop: If black takes the bishop on the eleventh move,White will finish development with Bg5 and then bring his rooks into play. It seems a bit too risky.

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Nigel Short refutes Black's early central thrust.
from The Sneaky Old Löwenthal Sicilian by Sneaky
9...d5?! got refuted?!
from The lethal Löwenthal! by alicefujimori
8. Qxf6 Nxf6 9. Nc3 d5 10. ed Nb4 11. Bd3 Nfxd5
from tpstar SP by tpstar
d5 gambit falls short to Short
from The Lethal Lowenthal by verizondsl
9...d5?! got refuted?!
from Having fun with the Sicilian by yiotta
8. Qxf6 Nxf6 9. Nc3 d5 10. ed Nb4 11. Bd3 Nfxd5
from 99 tpstar SP BH by fredthebear

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