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Kevin Spraggett vs Perry Lake
"Grate Lake" (game of the day Mar-08-2019)
Ch. Invitation (1982), rd 1
Spanish Game: Open. Bernstein Variation (C80)  ·  1-0
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Mar-14-09  WhiteRook48: with 41 Qxg6 Black falls into the lake
Nov-28-10  Wayne Proudlove: Some vintage Spraggett.
Mar-08-19
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  al wazir: 41. Ne5, with multiple threats, also wins.
Mar-08-19  goodevans: Black seemed to be in this until the last few moves but I really don't understand the thinking behind <36...Rd7> (vacating the back rank) and <37...Nc3> (opening the e-file).

<alwazir> At move 41 white's position is so strong he probably has several winning moves to choose from but I don't think <41.Ne5> is one of them. Doesn't it fall foul of <41...Qd5+> and <42...Rxa6>. It's difficult in such complicated positions but as far as I can see, black has all of white's threats covered however white responds to the check.

Mar-08-19
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  whiteshark: Chess is like a Lake in which a gnat may drink and an elephant may bathe.
Mar-08-19
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  whiteshark: <16...Nb7>

[16...a5 17.Bc5 a4 18.Bxe7 Qxe7 19.Nbd2 c6 20.b4 Ng5 21.Qe2 g6 22.Bg4 Bxg4 23.hxg4 Nde6 24.Qe3 h5 25.Nxg5 Qxg5 26.Qxg5 Nxg5 27.gxh5 Rxh5 28.Nf1 Rh4 29.Rad1 Ke7 30.f3 Ne6 31.Ne3 Karpov,A (2725)-Kortschnoj,V (2665) Baguio City 1978 01 (61);

16...00 17.g4 Bg6 18.Nfd4 a5 19.Qd3 a4 20.Nxe6 Nxe6 21.Nd4 Nxd4 22.cxd4 Ra6 23.Bxd7 Bxd3 24.Rec1 Bc4 25.b3 axb3 26.axb3 Rxa1 27.Rxa1 Bxb3 28.Bxb5 Rb8 29.Bc6 h6 30.Ra7 Bd8 31.Bb7 Sangma,R (2357)-Shyam,S (2462) Visakhapatnam 2011 (51)]

<18.Qc2N> (White is better)

[18.Nfd4 c5 19.Nxe6 fxe6 20.Bxg6+ hxg6 21.Qd3 000 22.Qxg6 Qc6 23.Nd2 Rxh3 24.Kg2 d4+ 25.Ne4 Rdh8 26.cxd4 (26) Zarnicki,P (2545)-Slipak,S (2535) Buenos Aires 1996]

= = =

<32...Qg4> is a better chance.

Mar-08-19
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  al wazir: <goodevans: At move 41 white's position is so strong he probably has several winning moves to choose from but I don't think <41.Ne5> is one of them.>

I think you're right, on both counts. Thanks.

Mar-08-19
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  offramp: On Perry Lake there is a barber showing photographs...
Mar-08-19  Autoreparaturwerkbau: Is the pun based on actor Perry Luke (52), most known as Dylan from 90's series Beverly Hills, that passed away this week?
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