Game of the Week XXVI: Shimanov, Aleksandr (2597) – Askerov, Marat (2354)

Game of the Week XXVI- Shimanov,Aleksandr (2597) - Askerov,Marat (2354)

By Guest Contributor Grandmaster Peter Prohaszka: In the following game, Webster alumnus and very strong Russian GM Aleksandr Shimanov demonstrates the power of the initiative. Black, after going for a dubious opening line, never really gets back in the game. He survives the vicious attack, only to find himself in a losing endgame. Let’s have a look at this masterpiece!

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Grandmaster Peter Prohaszka

Grandmaster Vasif Durarbayli

Edited by Della Almind

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