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Francisco Javier Sanchez Guirado vs Miguel Illescas Cordoba
Ch ESP (1987)
Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch Defense. Main Line (D42)  ·  1-0


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  tpstar: 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. e3 e6 5. d4 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Bd3 cxd4 8. exd4 Be7 9. 0-0 0-0 <The stock IQP position Opening Explorer > 10. Re1 Bf6 11. Be4 Qd6 <More common is 11 ... Nce7 Opening Explorer > 12. Bg5 <12. a3 a6 13. Bc2 Nxc3 14. bxc3 g6 Judit Polgar vs Benko, 1992 ; 12. Bc2 Nxc3 13. bxc3 g6 14. Bh6 Bg7 Zsofia Polgar vs Benko, 1992 > Bxg5 13. Nxg5 Nf6 <13 ... h6 14. Nf3 Bd7 15. Bxd5 exd5 Gheorghiu vs Petursson, 1979 > 14. d5 <White gains space with the d4-d5 advance> exd5 15. Nxd5 Nxe4 16. Nxe4 <[last book move]<>> Qd8 17. Qh5 Be6 18. Ndf6+ <[18. Rad1!? Bxd5 19. Rxd5 ]<>> gxf6 19. Rad1 <If 19. Qh6 Kh8 20. Nxf6 Qd3 defends> Qa5 <Not 19 ... Qe7? 20. Qh6 Kh8 21. Nxf6 and the mate threat wins the Queen> 20. Nxf6+ Kg7 21. Rxe6 <Sacrificing the exchange, so White has invested a Rook into the attack> fxe6 <21 ... Qxh5 22. Nxh5+ and White enters a Pawn-up endgame> 22. Rd7+ Kxf6 23. Qh6+ Ke5 24. Qg5+ Rf5? <Black probably saw 24 ... Ke4 25. f3+ forcing 25 ... Rxf3 26. gxf3+ Kxf3 27. Rf7+ and White should convert the win> <[24 ... Ke4 25. Qg4+ Ke5 26. Qg5+ Ke4 1/2-1/2]<>> 25. Qg3+ Rf4 <25 ... Kf6 26. Qg7#; 25 ... Ke4 26. Qe3#> 26. Qe3+ Kf5? <26 ... Kf6 27. Qxf4+ Qf5 28. Qh4+ Qg5 29. Rf7+ Kxf7 30. Qxg5 ]<>> 27. Rf7+ Kg6 28. Qxe6+ Kg5 29. Rg7+ <Q+R vs K is lethal> Kh5 <29 ... Kh4 30. Qh3#> 30. Rxh7+ Kg5 31. Rg7+ Kh5 32. Qg6+ 1-0 <32 ... Kh4 33. Rh7+ mates>.

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