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Peter Leko vs Alexander Morozevich
Russia - The Rest of the World (2002) (rapid), Moscow RUS, rd 9, Sep-11
Spanish Game: Bird Variation (C61)  ·  1-0



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Mar-03-04  Whitehat1963: Forward! By the right flank! MARCH!!
Aug-03-05  bomb the bishop: impressive technique of pawn advancement!
pawns are truly the soul of chess
Aug-03-05  mynameisrandy: Yes, ironmaiden probably wants to know about this one.
Aug-03-05  iron maiden: <mynameisrandy>, thanks.
Nov-10-05  Bobak Zahmat: Wow! Fantastic Game. I had not seen this game. This opening characterizes Morozevich. Incredible nice game by Leko.
Nov-10-05  ughaibu: What was wrong with 12....Ng4? Black has a fine position, I'd say.
Jan-02-06  Poisonpawns: 12...Ng4 seems good (ughaibu) Long live the Birds!
Jan-02-06  mack: Completely demented opening play from Moro here.
Mar-24-06  ChessPieceFace: haha, it's almost like a game of space invaders for black. those white pawns just keep raining down on him!
Jan-04-09  WhiteRook48: "pawns are the soul of chess"

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