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Svetozar Gligoric vs Paul Keres
Zurich Candidates (1953), Zurich SUI, rd 28, Oct-20
Nimzo-Indian Defense: St. Petersburg Variation (E43)  ·  0-1
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  Honza Cervenka: 49...Rh1+! could have been even prettier and more effective finish. But Keres played this game excellently.
Jan-31-19  cormier:


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Analysis by Houdini 4 d 22 dpa done

1. = (-0.23): 12.Bg5 Bxc4 13.Nf4 Qc6 14.Bxf6 gxf6 15.Rb1 Rg8 16.Kh1 0-0-0 17.Rb4 Kb8 18.Bxc4 Nxc4 19.Qd3 Na5 20.Rfb1 Ka8 21.Nh5 Rg6 22.Nf4 Rh6 23.d5 Qd7 24.g3 e5

2. = (-0.24): 12.e5 dxe5 13.dxe5 Ng8 14.Qc2 Bxc4 15.Bxc4 Nxc4 16.Bg5 Qd5 17.Rad1 Qc5+ 18.Nd4 Ne7 19.Bxe7 Kxe7 20.Qe4 Rad8 21.Rfe1 Kf8 22.Kh1 Rd5 23.a4 Nb2 24.Rb1 Nxa4 25.Qf4 Kg8 26.Nxe6 fxe6 27.Qxa4 b5 28.Qa6 Kf7 29.Rb4 Qxc3 30.Rf4+ Ke7

3. = / + (-0.39): 12.c5 Bxd3 13.Qxd3 dxc5 14.Bg5 Ng8 15.Qc2 c4 16.Rad1 Ne7 17.Bxe7 Qxe7 18.Qa4+ Qd7 19.Qb4 0-0-0 20.d5 Kb7 21.Rb1 Nb3 22.Rfd1 exd5 23.exd5 Qd6 24.Qxc4 Qc5+ 25.Qxc5 Nxc5 26.c4 Rhe8 27.Kf2 Re5 28.Nd4 Rde8 29.Nc6

4. = / + (-0.39): 12.Rb1 Bxc4 13.Bg5 Nh5 14.Bh4 b5 15.f4 g6 16.d5 0-0 17.f5 e5 18.Bg5 Bxd3 19.Qxd3 Nc4 20.Bh6 Rfe8 21.Qf3 Kh8 22.fxg6 fxg6 23.a4 a6 24.g4 Ng7 25.Kg2 c6

Jan-31-19  cormier:


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Analysis by Houdini 4 d 24 dpa

1. = (0.00): 9...0-0 10.Nh3 e5 11.Be3 Na5 12.0-0 c5 13.d5 Qe7 14.Nf2 h6 15.Qe2 Nh5 16.g3 Nf6 17.Rab1 Rfe8 18.Kg2 Qd7 19.Qa2 Qa4 20.Ng4 Nd7 21.Nf2 Nf6 22.Ng4

2. = (0.00): 9...h6 10.Nh3 0-0 11.0-0 e5 12.Be3 Na5 13.Nf2 Qe8 14.Qe2 c5 15.Rfb1 Rc8 16.d5 Qa4 17.Ra2 Ba6 18.Bc2 Qd7 19.Bd3 Qa4 20.Bc2

Jan-31-19  cormier: and after 9...Na5:


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Analysis by Houdini 4 d 22 dpa done

1. = (-0.03): 10.Nh3 c5 11.Nf2 0-0 12.Bg5 h6 13.Bh4 cxd4 14.cxd4 g5 15.Bg3 Rc8 16.Rc1 Nh5 17.Ng4 Nf4 18.Bxf4 gxf4 19.Nxh6+ Kg7 20.Ng4 Qh4+ 21.Nf2 Nc6 22.d5 Ne5 23.dxe6 fxe6 24.Be2 Rfd8 25.0-0 Rh8 26.Nh3

2. = (-0.12): 10.Be3 c5 11.Nh3 0-0 12.0-0 Ba6 13.Qe2 Qc7 14.d5 exd5 15.cxd5 Bxd3 16.Qxd3 c4 17.Qe2 Nb3 18.Ra2 Nd7 19.a4 Ne5 20.Nf4 Qe7 21.Rd1 Rad8 22.Bd4 Rc8 23.Qf2 h6

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