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Garry Kasparov vs Anatoly Karpov
Karpov - Kasparov World Championship Match (1985), Moscow URS, rd 7, Sep-21
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights Variation (E21)  ·  1/2-1/2


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  AgentRgent: I don't understand these GM draws... How is black not better here?
Feb-03-03  mdorothy: Personally, I don't see shelter from the checks. Once the white queen checks at f5 she can just stay on the C8-H3 diagonal most of the time.
Feb-03-03  Spitecheck: Yeah it's basically perpetual check, black would be better except for the fact his King has nowhere to hide.
Jun-26-09  Knight13: <Yeah it's basically perpetual check>

32. Qf5+ Ke8 33. Qg6+/Ba4+ Kd8 35. NOO! No more perpetual checks! 36. White Resigns.

Jun-26-09  Smothered Mate: 32. Qf5+ Ke8 33. Qc8+ YES! Qd8 34. Qe6+ Kf8 35. Qf5+ Kg7 36. Qg6+ Kf8 37. Qf5+ =
Jun-26-09  Knight13: <Smothered Mate> I acknowledge my oversight. Haven't played chess for a long time and obviously I'm losing my tactical senses.
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