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Zurab Sturua vs Rolando Kutirov
Erevan ol (1996), Yerevan ARM, rd 3, Sep-18
Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14)  ·  1-0


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  notyetagm: A masterful example of attacking play using the IQP.
Jan-03-07  Chicago Chess Man: After Kh8, white simply plays Be4
Jul-18-11  Shams: White's 22nd is a great shot; Thursday puzzle?

After 21...Rfe8:

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  FSR: According to <notyetagm> on Sturua's player page, Sturua won the Best Game Prize at the Olympiad for this game.
Jun-08-14  vajeer: What if black plays 23...Ne5
Is there a forced win for white?
Dec-14-14  ALKINAN: <vajeer: What if black plays 23...Ne5 Is there a forced win for white? >

yes 23... ♘e5 24 ♘e5+ fe 25 ♕f3+ ♗f6 ▢ 25 ♗xd5 wins the queen .

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