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Sergey Karjakin vs Peter Svidler
Russian Championship Superfinal (2013), Nizhny Novgorod RUS, rd 9, Oct-14
Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Modern Exchange Variation (D85)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Oct-14-13  Jigsaw42: Intresting exchange sac..I wonder if it's been played before.
Oct-14-13  csmath: All standard theory.
Oct-14-13  csmath: Old idea of Van Wely, also played by Shirov, standard theory by now and known to draw.

19. Bxe8

[new move in practical game but well known from analyses. Gelfand played

19. h3

lost a remarkable game to Shirov

Gelfand vs Shirov, 2007
]

22. ...Qxe7

[the position is slightly different from Gelfand-Shirov game only due to position of black rook and queen.]

31. Qxe5

[Obviously Karjakin has no new ideas here, I wonder why did he chose to play such a well known theory without new preparation.]

The rest of the game is characterized by methodical Svidler's play and Karjakin not being able to do anything else than to reduce the game into a draw.

Nice theoretical discussion but no new ideas for white so this line stays known as a draw for black.

One more affirmation for Van Wely's idea.

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