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Jan Hein Donner vs Borislav Ivkov
Hoogovens (1971), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 8, Jan-21
Modern Defense: Averbakh Variation (A42)  ·  0-1
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  Benzol: How come there have been no comments on this amazing game to date? The play may not have been the most accurate but I feel sure the players must have enjoyed themselves whilst playing it.
May-19-13  Murky: Beautiful tactics in this game! Here are several of Ivkov's own comments from Informant #11 (1971). 10 Nd4 would have been better than the played 10 Nf4?. Not 11. Qd2? because of 11 g5. Not 12. 0-0-0 because of Qf6 with a6 and b5 to follow (but my computer does not agree!). Donner could have tried 18. 0-0 instead of 18 gf3, but is worse after 18fe2 19. Nce2 Ng4. Donner's decisive mistake is listed as 26. Kxg4, whereas after 26. Kg2 White survives the attack and wins; 26Bf3+ 27 Kxf3 Qh5 28 Ke3! Qc5 29 Ke2 or 29 Kd2.

Computer analysis finds several fresh ideas. Instead of 11 Nfd7, 11Bh6 12. 0-0-0 Nh5 gives black an initiative. 16... Nxf3+ leads to wild complications, but is not preferred over 16... exf3. And 23Bf5 gave advantage to White, whereas 23 Bxc3 would have been slightly better for Black.

Mar-21-16  Poisonpawns: One of the great attacking games of all time.
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