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Viktor Korchnoi vs Efim Samoilovich Stoliar
USSR Championship (1957), Moscow URS, rd 1, Feb-15
English Opening: Symmetrical Variation. General (A30)  ·  1-0


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  ajile: This can't be right. Black wins easily with 20..Rxd6

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Analysis by Rybka 2.3.2a mp 32-bit :

1. (-2.88): 20...Rxd6 21.Nxc6 Qxc6 22.Bf2 Be5 23.fxg6 fxg6 24.Rc1 Qa6 25.Qxc4 Bxb2 26.Rc2 Qxc4 27.Rxc4

Mar-04-08  nescio: NewInChess database:

[Event "Moscow ch-URS"]
[Site ""]
[Date "1957.??.??"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Kortchnoi, Viktor"]
[Black "Stoliar, Efim Samoilovich"]
[Result "1-0"]
[NIC "SI 33.10.5"]
[ECO "B38"]
[PlyCount "55"]

1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. e4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Be2 b6 9. O-O Bb7 10. f4 d6 11. Nxc6 Bxc6 12. Bf3 Qc7 13. Qe2 Qb7 14. Bf2 Rac8 15. Bh4 Kh8 16. Rad1 Ng8 17. Nd5 b5 18. f5 bxc4 19. Nxe7 <Rce8> 20. Rxd6 Be5 21. Rxc6 Nxe7 22. Rxc4 Qxb2 23. Qxb2 Bxb2 24. Bf2 gxf5 25. Rb1 fxe4 26. Rxe4 Bf6 27. Bc5 Rg8 28. Rbe1 1-0

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  ajile: Thx. Game makes more sense now.
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