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Luke McShane vs Faruk Tairi
1st Malmo Masters (2003), Malmo SWE, rd 5, Aug-01
Sicilian Defense: Prins Variation (B54)  ·  1-0

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Sep-23-03  patzer2: McShane's play from move 22 to 29 is interesting, instructive and worth a look. With 22. Rfe1 (not 22. BxN? QxB+ 23. Bh3 and black wins) 22. ...Qf4 23. Ne4 McShane refutes black's unsound sacrifice 21. ...Nxg3, while simultaneously setting up his own winning attack.

McShane's quiet 24. Qc3 is absolutely devastating, leaving black with no good moves to parry the coming 25. Nf6+.

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