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Bojan Kurajica vs Anatoly Karpov
02, Tilburg 20' (1994) (rapid), Tilburg NED, rd 2, Sep-15
Queen's Indian Defense: Spassky System (E14)  ·  1-0
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May-24-05  WMD: A queen sac against a world champion is always a red letter day. 21.Qg7+!
May-24-05  aw1988: This is not a true sacrifice.
May-24-05  WMD: You want blood?
May-24-05  aw1988: Is that a threat or something?
May-24-05  WMD: I'll eat your liver.
May-24-05
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  TheAlchemist: <WMD> You need any more? I can donate you one of my kidneys if you want :)
May-24-05
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  WannaBe: I am almost afraid to get into this one... Liver, fava beans and a nice bottle of chiati?
May-24-05  aw1988: Oh dear.
May-24-05
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  Jim Bartle: Isn't every (sound) sacrifice a "faux" sacrifice when you come right down to it?
May-24-05  aw1988: I don't know how to precisely define sound. If you have a normal position, and you sacrifice, and it is losing, then yes, it is obviously unsound, but to speak of other advantages, I have no clue...

In my book a "sacrifice" is when the sacrificer DOESN'T get the piece back. When he does, it's a piece offer. Ask Spielmann.

May-24-05  Everett: This page had me on the floor! Good stuff, if not chess-wise...
May-24-05  Everett: Oh, it's rapid, yes? Not saying this isn't an impressive game...
May-24-05  aw1988: This appears to be a 20 min. game.
Nov-17-08  alfiepa: The games remember a lot the game
Zichichi - Hort Venice 1971.
Watch this game!
Dec-09-09  ounos: I remember enjoying this game too much as a kid.
Mar-25-12
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  Peligroso Patzer: <alfiepa: The games remember a lot the game Zichichi - Hort Venice 1971. Watch this game!>

Here’s a link to the referenced game: A Zichichi vs Hort, 1971

… which involves a similar Queen sacrifice on g7, also to prepare a fork that recovers the material with interest.

Mar-25-12
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  brankat: A very fine game by my old buddy Bojan!
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