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Sergei Movsesian vs Alexander Morozevich
Sarajevo (2000), Sarajevo BIH, rd 9, May-26
French Defense: Advance. Euwe Variation (C02)  ·  1-0



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Jun-01-04  Whitehat1963: Wonderfully complex win from the player of the day.
Mar-05-15  druukee: heavy lifting required
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  plang: At the 1999 World Championship tournament in Las Vegas Movsesian had played 16 Bf4 in his win against Dizdar; 16 Bd2 was new. Black would have had very good compensation on the light squares had White accepted the first exchange sacrifice after 25..Rc4. The second one with 26..Rd4?! was much easier to accept; better was simply retreating the rook with 26..Rcc8 27 Nxb4..Qxb4 28 Bxf5..exf 29 Ba3..Qa5 30 Bc5 with a small edge for White. Did Morozovich underestimate 28 Bh7!; 29..Rh8 could have been answered by 29 Qxd4..Bc3 (29..Rxh7 30 Be3) 30 Qd3..Bxa1 31 Bd2..Qc7 32 Rxa1..Bc6 33 Re1..f5 34 exf..Rxh7 35 Bxg5 with a solid edge for White. 40 Rce1 would have been an improvement for White. 64 Bxd4! was decisive as 66..Nxd4 would have been answered by 67 g7..a2 68 g8(Q)..a1(Q) 69 Qa8+.

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