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Paul Keres vs Miguel Najdorf
Zurich Candidates (1953), Zurich SUI, rd 15, Sep-26
Formation: King's Indian Attack (A07)  ·  1/2-1/2


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  GrahamClayton: After 41..♖c2 42. c7 ♗f8, Black has no way to free his position since neither the bishop or King can do anything. The rook can only move up and down the c-file, which leads to a draw.

Black could win with 40...♗b2 41. ♖d7 ♖c8 42. c7 ♗f6 43. ♔f1 ♔f8 44. ♖h7 ♗g7

Source: Jon Speelman, "Endgame Preparation", Batsford, 1981

Mar-25-12  b0ch0: if 40. Bxb2 then Rd7, Be5, c7, Bxe7, Rxe7 and the game is drawn
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