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Sketches of Chess

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Composed by Murielle Lucie Clément ,Sketches of Chess has an libretto based on a chessgame from 1987, played during the SWIFT Blitz toernooi in Brussels by Ljubomir Ljubojevic and Gary Kasparov.

Ljubojevic won playing with the white pieces. This game has made history in the chess scene. Kasparov hardly ever loses and because he did this time Ljubo maneged to share the 1st place with him.

picture of Gary Kasparov

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    [Event "Swift Blitz"]
    [Date "1987"]
    [White "Ljubomir Ljubojevic"]
    [Black "Gary Kasparov"]
    [ECO "C05"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 d6 3. g3 f5 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. e3 g6 6. Nge2 Bg7 7. O-O 
    O-O 8. d3 c6 9. b4 Be6 10. b5 d5 11. bxc6 bxc6 12. Qa4 g5 13. Ba3 Rf7 14. 
    Rac1 Rd7 15. Bb4 a5 16. Ba3 Bf7 17. cxd5 cxd5 18. Nb5 Na6 19. Rc6 Nb4 20. 
    Bxb4 axb4 21. Qxb4 Rxa2 22. Nec3 Ra8 23. Nd6 Bf8 24. Nxf7 Rxf7 25. Qb3 Ra3 
    26. Qc2 e4 27. dxe4 dxe4 28. Rd1 Qe8 29. Nb5 Ra2 30. Qc4 Ra4 31. Qc2 Ra2 
    32. Qxa2 Qxc6 33. Nd4 Qd5 34. Qc2 Ng4 35. h3 Ne5 36. Nxf5 Nd3 37. g4 h5 
    38. Qc8 Qa2 39. Rf1 Kh7 40. Bxe4 

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