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Sarunas Sulskis vs Peter Svidler
FIDE World Championship Tournament (2001/02) (rapid), Moscow RUS, rd 2, Nov-30
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Mieses Defense (C52)  ·  0-1



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Jan-25-06  azaris: Don't bury the Evans Gambit, it ain't dead yet.

azaris-igralec, Gameknot 2005:

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Ba5 6.d4 exd4 7.O-O Nge7 8.cxd4 d5 9.exd5 Nxd5 10.Qb3 Be6 11.Qxb7 Ndb4 12.Ne5 Bxc4? (<12...Nxe5 13.Bxe6 fxe6 14.dxe5 O-O >) 13.Nxc6 Qc8 14.Qxc8+ Rxc8 15.Re1+ Kd7 16.Ne5+ Kd8 17.Nxc4 Nc2 18.Re2 Nxd4 19.Re4 Nc2 20.Nba3 Nxa1 21.Nxa5 Re8 22.Rd4+ Ke7 23.Rd1 Kf8

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<Knight on the rim leads to a win!>

24.Be3 Re5 25.N5c4 Re4 26.Rxa1 Rce8 27.Rd1 f5 28.g3 a6 29.Kf1 h6 30.Rd4 R4e6 31.Na5 Rb6 32.Rd7 Rb2 33.Rxc7 Rxa2 34.N3c4 g5 35.Rc6 Re4 36.Rxh6 (<36.Rxa6 Rxc4 37.Ra8+ Ke7 38.Ra7+ etc.>) 36...f4 37.gxf4 g4 38.Rg6 Rc2 39.Rxg4 Rcxc4 40.Nxc4 Rxc4 41.Rg5 Kf7 42.h4 1-0

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