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Elmar Magerramov vs Garry Kasparov
Baku (1979)
Benoni Defense: Classical Variation. Argentine Counterattack (A75)  ·  1-0
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Jun-04-09  ToTheDeath: <23.Qd3!?> 23.Rxa6 Rxa6 24.Bxa6 c4 yields Black reasonable play for a pawn.

<26.Kh1?!> White misses a typical anti-Benoni blow- 26.e5! dxe5 27.f5- when the e4 square for his knight and the powerful d6 pawn gives White some advantage.

<36...dxe5?> The losing move- after the fearless 36...Qxc4! 37.e6 Qxd5 38.exf7 Rxe3 39.f8=Q Rxf3 40.Qxh6+ Kg8 41.Qxg5+ Kf8 White must force a draw with 42.Qd8+.

Jan-06-12
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  kbob: But in the last line why doesnt the simple 38. ... Qxf7 win for black? Am I missing something obvious? Was time pressure a factor?
Jan-06-12
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  Sastre: <kbob: But in the last line why doesnt the simple 38. ... Qxf7 win for black?>

White is fine after 36...Qxc4 37.e6 Qxd5 38.exf7 Qxf7 39.Qd3 Nf6 40.Qxd6 Nxg4 41.hxg4 c4 42.Qxa6.

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