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Viktor Korchnoi vs Bukhuti Gurgenidze
USSR Championship (1957), Moscow URS, rd 21, Feb-21
Benko Gambit: Accepted. Fianchetto Variation (A58)  ·  1-0
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Jul-05-05
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  InspiredByMorphy: 26. ...Qb6 ? gave white just enough time to coordinate a kingside attack. 26. ...Qd8 would have strengthened the f6 square in case of such an attack.
Jul-05-05
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  beatgiant: <InspiredByMorphy>
The suggested 26...Qd8 also looks too late after the reply <27. Ng5>, etc. still with a quick breakthrough on the kingside.
Jul-05-05
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  InspiredByMorphy: <beatgiant> I assume you meant 28.Ng5, but that also leaves black another move to make in the meantime.
Jul-05-05
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  beatgiant: <InspiredByMorphy>
You are right, I meant 26...Qd8 27. Ne4 f6 28. Ng5, etc.
Jul-05-05
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  InspiredByMorphy: <beatgiant> Thanks. I see. It makes sense that black cant stop the attack. White has 4 pieces coordinating an attack on the kingside while black only has one to defend it!
Oct-16-08  mertangili: Apart from the mating possibilities, there is also a simple win after 26...Qb6 by 27. Na4 winning the queen for a knight (since black has to play 27...f6 to stop mate.
Sep-24-14
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  Fusilli: Nice demolition of the black castle. 22...Bxd4 to recover the pawn looks quite petty. Black paid dearly for the absence of that bishop.
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