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Slavisa Peric vs Lev Milman
"The Milman Always Rings Twice" (game of the day Apr-04-12)
34th World Open (2006)  ·  Queen Pawn Game: Torre Attack (D03)  ·  0-1
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-28-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  An Englishman: Good Evening: In our Opening of the Day, this endgame sequence after 41.Kf1 is aesthetically highly pleasing. I like how the Black King smothers the Bishop.
Jul-28-07
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  Gilmoy: 51.fxe3 Kg3 52.<any> Kf3 (defends e2) and Black's d-pawn queens (or rooks :) with mate.
Jul-29-11  ToTheDeath: Great zugzwang!
Apr-04-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  ossipossi: Black is two bishops ahead all the game!
Apr-04-12  joupajou: After 38. ..d4. White bishop is trapped in the corner, useless piece now.


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I don't like 39.Ke2, because after 39. ..e3+ he practically lost this game.

What about 39.a4?

Apr-04-12  Llawdogg: Thanks Gilmoy, for the finish.
Apr-04-12  Penguincw: The puns have been excellent recently.
Apr-04-12  gofer: <joupajou> I think <39 f3> leads to a draw. Black has no control over the light squares and so the white LSB and king can easily stop the two central pawns.
Apr-04-12
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  kevin86: A rare win with bishops of opposite colors-with equal pawns-thanks to zugzwang.
Apr-04-12
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  SuperPatzer77: Black to play and win - see diagram below:


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Black forces White's resignation with 50...e3!. White resigns in lieu of 51. fxe3 Kg3! (cutting off the White K), 52. g5 Kf3 (protecting e2), 53. g6 d2, 54. Kg1 d1=Q+, 55. Kh2 Qe2+ mate in two moves

SuperPatzer77

Apr-06-12
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  SuperPatzer77: White to move after 48...Kh2 - see diagram below:


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Instead of 49. Bxe4, 49. g4 (worth a try) d2! with the idea d1=Q+, 50. Ke2 only move Kxg2 (winning the White bishop), 51. gxf5 d1=Q+!, 52. Kxd1 only move Kxf2 with the idea e3 - e2 - e1=Q

SuperPatzer77

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