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Arkadij Naiditsch vs Peter Svidler
Dortmund Sparkassen (2004), Dortmund GER, rd 5, Jul-26
Sicilian Defense: Kan. Polugaevsky Variation (B42)  ·  0-1



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  Honza Cervenka: 31...h5!? is very interesting. It covers g4 preparing thus (after 32.Ne2 or 32.Rg1) 32...Nxe5 with idea 33.Bxe5? Rg4 and it leaves still open a possibility Bxg2+ QxB QxB+ RxBf4. In uneasy position (probably with not much time left) Naiditsch quickly collapsed. 39.Rd1 is a blunder and 39...Ne4! wins material by force (40.Rxd5 Nxg3+ and 41...Bxd5 or 40.Qe3 Nxf2+ 41.Qxf2 Qxd1).
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  Domdaniel: In some lines Black's h-pawn can also continue to h4 and h3.
Apr-22-19  johnkr: Call this game "Working on those knight moves!"
Mar-08-21  zenwabi: Game discussed by GM Andy Soltis in his book, NEW ART OF DEFENSE IN CHESS, at p.1

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