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Yasser Seirawan vs Lajos Portisch
Niksic (1983), Niksic YUG, rd 6, Aug-30
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Berlin Variation Pirc Variation (E39)  ·  1-0
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Sep-06-06  nolanryan: Very important endgame idea!!
Clearly black's king must stay on the 7th rank. But while on the 7th rank, it is vulnerable to skewers if the rook ever wants to capture on a7. Therefore black's king must stay on either g7 or h7. But that leaves the white king free to do its thing.
Note that this would be a draw if there weren't a pair of pawns on the board. Very important endgame idea!!
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  GrahamClayton: The e-pawns stay on e4/e5 for 39 moves while pieces are exchanged all around them.
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