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Bu Xiangzhi vs Loek van Wely
Biel Chess Festival (2007), Biel SUI, rd 9, Aug-02
Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45)  ·  0-1
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Aug-02-07  russep: Can someone tell me how this wins for black?
Aug-02-07  jeremy24: It appears that after Kxp, black will play Rg1 with a mating net
Aug-02-07  gorash: Kxp then Rd2 and white can only stop the mate by giving up one of his rook and then black wins easily with the remaining a pawn
Aug-02-07  kingsindian2006: 37.. Rxe5 was a good time to take that knight..good end game by loek.
Aug-07-07  Maynard5: There is an interesting parallel between this game, and van Wely's victory over Carlsen in the same tournament (one round earlier). Here also, van Wely exchanges material for pawns, and achieves an endgame where the pawns are more powerful. In this game, he gets three passed pawns for the exchange. In the game against Carlsen, he obtained four connected passed pawns for a minor piece, forcing victory in both instances.
Aug-07-07  wanabe2000: if 57. Kh3 Rg1 58. Re4 Bf4 (threatens mate on g4) 59. Rf4 gf 60. Rf4 Rg8 followed by Ra8 and the passed pawn wins.
Jan-30-08  nolanryan: <wanabe200>: I think if 67 Kxh3, a simpler win is 67 .. Rd2
Aug-18-08  daniellovesbeer: K x f3 Rd2 followed by g4 R xg4 and Rh2 mate
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