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Alexander Morozevich vs Michael Adams
FIDE World Championship Tournament (2005), San Luis ARG, rd 14, Oct-14
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Anderssen Variation (C77)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Alexander Morozevich vs Michael Adams (2005)
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Oct-14-05
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  WannaBe: Good draw, (I think) considering this was the last game of the Championship, and the both refuse to give in to a quickie draw. =)
Oct-14-05  csmath: 22. ... Bf6?

Adams competing with Moro in weird move or just wants the repetition Bh6-Bg5-Bh6

23. Be3?

putting bishop in the path of black pawns?

25. Qf3?!

putting queen into the path as well?

26. ... f5!

Was this a big surprise for Moro?
Adams is turning the game into his advantage.

31. cxd4?!

It is hard to give good advice here but this is not a good move.

32. ... Nd5!

Black has decisive advantage, this game should have ended with his win.

35. ... Rf8?!

This looks like an error, black was probably winning with 35. ... Nxe2, 36. Kf1 ... Nc3, 37. Rd3 ... Nd5 [or 37. Ne7 ... Kf7]

36. dxe5?!

dubious. With 36. Ne7 ... Kf7, 37. Red2 ... Nxd1, 38. Nxg6 looks better.

41. Kf1

Some criticized this move.
I think it is OK, Moro wants to activate the king.

46. ... Nxc5?!

This is typical Adams. Fine player but lacks tenacity. He just simply gave up like many times in the past. The resulting ending is easy theoretical draw. It is possible there would be anyway but this is just making it simple for Moro.

Moro escaped one more time!

Oct-14-05  Queens Gambit: <WannaBe: Good draw, (I think) considering this was the last game of the Championship, and the both refuse to give in to a quickie draw. =) >

if Kramnik were playing this game, he would very probably have offered and early draw.

Oct-15-05  DutchDunce: Check the official site...the pic of the after-game conference is hilarious. They both look asleep!

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