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Reginald Pryce Michell vs Mir Sultan Khan
Scarborough (1930), Scarborough ENG, rd 11, Jul-04
Queen's Gambit Declined: Modern. Knight Defense (D51)  ·  0-1


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Apr-29-04  Blumster: Underpromotion collection?
Apr-29-04  iron maiden: Nice try by White, but it wasn't quite enough to save the game.
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  Phony Benoni: <master of defence> After <96.Kh7>:

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Consider what would happen if it were White's move. If the knight moves, it is immediately captured. The only king move is 97.Kh6, but then Black mates on the move with 97...Rh3#.

So Black just has to preserve the position, and a waiting (tempo) move of the rook to g1, g2, or g4 will do this.

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  perfidious: <mod> White probably saw that 96.Kh7 would also leave no way out after 96....Rg4. As in the game, the knight goes lost.
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