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Efim Bogoljubov vs Ortvin Sarapu
Oldenburg (1949)  ·  Bogo-Indian Defense: Grünfeld Variation (E11)  ·  0-1
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Oct-28-03  hickchess99: why 35.h5? does white have nothing better than to lose his queen
Oct-28-03  JSYantiss: It's actually 36. h5, but he really does have something "better," hickchess99. However, it's almost like trying to choose between the lesser of two evils. 35...Re4 wins at least a piece for Black. 36. Qf3 would be met by 36...Re1+, winning the White Queen. Even if White continues to protect the knight by 36. Qg5 or Qg3, Black will still play 36...Rxg4 followed by 37...Rxf6. White has only one check available to him by 36. Qh6+, but that still loses a piece once the smoke clears.
Oct-28-03
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  Benzol: <hickchess99> Bogoljubov was in time trouble when he gave up his queen according to Sarapu.
May-22-04  iron maiden: According to the database, this is Bogo's only loss as White in the opening that carries his name.
Nov-26-05
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  Richard Taylor: Sarapu played a masterpiece of defence here - Bogoljubov couldn't break though here -at the finish Re5 wins.
Feb-17-09
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  FSR: This must have been a most frustrating loss for old man Bogolyubov.
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