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Viktor Korchnoi vs Naum L Levin
Lvov (1949)  ·  Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E03)  ·  1-0
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Nov-03-05  sheaf: 30..Qc7??
Nov-03-05  lopium: Nxa3! ?
Apr-21-06
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  Zenchess: Black would have lost anyway: 30...Qf8 31. e6
Nov-22-09  WhiteRook48: what's wrong with QxN?
Mar-06-10  Nullifidian: <WhiteRook48: what's wrong with QxN?>

It tosses away the advantage after 30... ♙axb4 31. ♕xb4 ♕xc5 32. ♕d2 ♙b4 when Black has threats due to that passed pawn on the b-file. These threats are not immediately winning, but they do even out Black's chances when an instant 30. ♙f6 wins outright.

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