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Mikhail Kobalia vs Viacheslav Zakhartsov
Chigorin Memorial Open (2001), St. Petersburg RUS, rd 7, Oct-01
Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Classical Variation (D86)  ·  1-0

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Sep-09-05  Kram9k: - Is this the game that boosted new interest in this line, culminating in Nielsens and Hansens wins against McShane?
Mar-14-21
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  plang: <Kram9k: - Is this the game that boosted new interest in this line, culminating in Nielsens and Hansens wins against McShane?>

Neilsen mentioned that the fact that two of Kasparov's seconds, Kobalia and Kharlov, started to play this line influenced his interest.

Fascinating endgame.

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