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Artur Yusupov vs Garry Kasparov
Linares 8th (1990), Linares ESP, rd 5, Feb-23
King's Indian Defense: Fianchetto Variation. Classical Main Line (E69)  ·  0-1
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Dec-03-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  kingscrusher: ounos: Yep a brilliant rook sacrifice line. I have mentioned this in my video annotation of this game which can be found here:-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwK5...

Dec-03-07  turkish tickler: he got zugged in his zwang
Dec-03-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Jim Bartle: sounds painful.
Dec-05-07  xeroxmachine: Huebner vs Kasparov, 1992
Sep-13-15  dfcx: Material is even, black has two passed pawns and needs to save them. I can see the first move 39...c3 (b3? 40.Rxb3).

That's all I get.

Sep-13-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: I got the first move, even though I knew the rook is hanging.
Sep-13-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  patzer2: Got the first move 39...c3!! for my Sunday solution, but missed that after 40. Qxe8 Black must continue 40...Qd7! 41. Qxd7 Bxd7 42. e6 Bxe6 (-4.05 @ 26 depth, Deep Fritz 14) to secure the win and avoid losing.
Sep-13-15  stst: Make a guess it's a R-sac, and trying to Q the two pass pawns is target: Thus
39...............Bb7 (QxR does not give W any big adv, focus is on the e4 - h1 corner.) 40.Qxe8 Bxe4
41.Rf1 b3
42.Bxe4 Qxe4
43.Rf2 c3
44.Qc8 c2
45.h4 b3 (queening is looming, not much White can do, actually White has no good moves to continue.) 46.Rxc2 b1=Q

Let's see how the champ finished off...

Sep-13-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  agb2002: Perhaps a bit too famous.
Sep-13-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  4tmac: if 43. Bf3 b3 44. Be2 b2 45. Bd3 b1 neat endgame tactics
Sep-13-15  goodevans: <4tmac: if 43. Bf3 b3 44. Be2 b2 45. Bd3 b1 neat endgame tactics>

Sorry, but I don't think that works because it leaves the Ba4 hanging. Instead <43.Bf3> is answered by <43...Bc2> just as in the game.

Sep-13-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  morfishine: Brilliant zugzwang

<agb2002> yes

*****

Sep-13-15
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  patzer2: For an improvement for White, perhaps 13. Qc2 = as in S Nitin vs Kotronias, 2012 is worthy of consideration.
Sep-13-15  TVCHESS3JAQUES: Partida modelo: Ventaja de pieza, restricción y zugzwang. binomio T y A
Sep-13-15
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  Jimfromprovidence: <kingscrusher> had a nice twist in his video off of the 40 Qxe8 Qd7 41 Qxd7 Bxd7 variation, where white tries to get his bishop to e4.


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It went 42 Rf1 c2 43 e6 Bxe6 44 e5 b3 45 Be4 Bf5!


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Sep-13-15
Premium Chessgames Member
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Sep-13-15
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Sep-13-15  Ratt Boy: Does anyone else suspect that ChrisOwen is sending coded messages to his team of spies in Bulgaria? After all, if you change the third letter in each 5-letter word to the next vowel, and the second letter in each 7-letter word to the next lower consonant, you get…well, I'll let you figure it out.
Sep-13-15  The Kings Domain: Came close, but instead of choosing the c-pawn I chose the b.

Like how Kasparov's advance at the end rendered Yusupov helpless to repeated rook moves.

Sep-13-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  chrisowen: <Ratt Boy> An am graol holy so tug hoot.
Sep-13-15  garuffa: @rattboy you are wrong: his spies are sirians or so.
Sep-14-15  PJs Studio: Zwang!!!

I've said it before. Kasparov is the greatest.

Mar-11-16  DWINS: Yusupov knows that his position is hopeless after 46...Re3 so he decided to set two traps, even though he felt that Kasparov would not be fooled.

The first trap is 47.f5!? hoping for 47...Rxe4? 48.f6+ Kh6 49.Rxe4 Bxe4 50.e6 Bd5 51.e7 Bc6 52.h4 g5 53.h5 with a draw.

The second trap is 52.Rd5!? and if Kasparov had played 52...Bf1, then 53.f6+ Kf8 54.Rd8+ Re8 55.Rd1 with some practical chances for White, since the black king is not too well placed on the 8th rank.

Unfortunately for Yusupov, Kasparov was able to see through his traps and win the game.

Mar-12-16  ndg2: The queen trap on move 40 would have lead to an endgame Q vs R+B, which would have held longer than the game's R+B vs R ending.
Mar-12-16  Howard: But, then, it sometimes pays to fight on in a dead-lost position. For proof, look at a game these two played the previous year in Barcelona 1989, in a World Cup event!

It could have been the game of the tournament, if not for Kasparov's...

See for yourself !

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