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Evgeni Vasiukov vs Boris Spassky
USSR Championship (1959), Tbilisi URS, rd 3, Jan-13
Alekhine Defense: Hunt Variation. Mikenas Gambit (B02)  ·  1/2-1/2


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  Honza Cervenka: Quite entertaining draw.
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  IMlday: 9.Bxf7+..such a move!
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  Honza Cervenka: It is not an easy thing for black to play this line. See K Kaiszauri vs W Schmidt, 1980
May-20-16  Breyannis Nektarios: Mutual errors at the end. 35...Kd6? loses to 36.f5+ (instead of 36.a5? as played).
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  zydeco: Great game! - nice find <Honza Cervenka>. If only every draw was this exciting! I count four true piece sacrifices before finally reaching the drawn king-pawn endgame.
Feb-02-17  Straclonoor: <Breyannis Nektarios: Mutual errors at the end. 35...Kd6? loses to 36.f5+ (instead of 36.a5? as played).> Exactly!
35....h4, 35....Kf6 and 35....c5 gives draw.
After 35....Kd6 36.f5 win.
Stockfish 8 64 11.72 (depth 30) 1.f5 hxg4 2.hxg4 g5 3.Kd4 c5+ 4.bxc5+ bxc5+ 5.Kc4 Kc6 6.a5 Kd6 7.f6 Ke6 8.Kxc5 Kxf6 9.Kd5 Ke7 10.Kc6 Kd8 11.Kb7 Kd7 12.Kxa7 Kc6 13.Ka6 Kc7 14.Kb5 Kb7 15.Kc5
Feb-06-17  Howard: But 36.f5 is not a checking move.
Apr-20-17  Breyannis Nektarios: <Howard: But 36.f5 is not a checking move>. You are right, of course..
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