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Nihal Sarin vs Eltaj Safarli
"Death on the Nihal" (game of the day Sep-15-2019)
World Cup (2019), Khanty-Mansiysk RUS, rd 2, Sep-13
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Breyer Defense Zaitsev Hybrid (C95)  ·  1-0



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Sep-13-19  Pulo y Gata: Fantastic game
Sep-13-19  parmetd: What a game! Has to be the best game of the World Cup so far! Sarin looks a bit like Carlsen in this game. Man at the end, those black pieces... Knight on b8 and Bishop on b7... wow!
Sep-14-19  dwavechess: Amazing game..
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  FSR: Safarli was lost in the next game too, but came back to win.
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  FSR: <parmetd> Hakansson would have been proud of Black's play. Nimzowitsch vs Hakansson, 1922
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  piltdown man: Just beautiful.
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  Sargon: Wow—talk about jockeying for position!
Sep-15-19  kishore4u: Brilliant nihal!!
Sep-15-19  newzild: Pun is back-to-front because it's actually Nihal who wins.

Great combo at the end, though!

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  HeMateMe: He was on a safari to get Safarli!
Sep-15-19  Ironmanth: Terrific attack and finish! Thanks, chessgames. May all have an awesome weekend!
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  Korora: Another Agatha Christie pun!
Sep-17-19  Nov8: What's Nihal's English translations?

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