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Alexey Shirov vs Victor Bologan
Karpov Poikovsky (2006), Poikovsky RUS, rd 2, Mar-19
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. English Attack (B90)  ·  1-0



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Mar-20-06  Steppenwolf: 30. Qc5! nice move.
Mar-20-06  Resignation Trap: <810609> Was of the opinion that 30...Bxg3 31.Qd4+ Be5! 32.Qxe5+ Kg8 was better and it would have left Shirov with only about a minute for his last eight moves. Would Shirov make it to move 40?
Mar-21-06  XMarxT3hSpot: <Resignation Trap> After 30...Bxg3 31.Qd4+ Be5! 32.Qxe5+ Kg8, 33. Qg3+ at least guarantee perpetual.. I can't think any better variation...anyone knows?
Mar-22-06  chaarl: <resignation trap> <XmarxT3hSpot> after 30...Bxg3, it could be intersting to try 31.fxg3 threatening Qd4 ch, winning the rook on d7. 31...RxR loses to Qe5 check, followed by mate on g7, so it looks like black can only defend by moving his rook to f7 or b7 I like white's position here.
Apr-04-06  vizir: exellent play

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