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John N Sugden vs Felix J Kwiatkowski
"Beware the Kwiat Man" (game of the day Jul-29-2019)
Hastings (2007/08), Hastings ENG, rd 10, Jan-06
Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B25)  ·  0-1
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Jul-29-19  jinkinson: First!
I can never resist doing this, I know it's cliche.
Jul-29-19  Cheapo by the Dozen: As is rare but not unprecedented, the wordplay on a player name is actually a good match to the game. Black played a very quiet game, gaining a pawn advantage (backward on a half-open file) and holding on until he won.
Jul-29-19  RandomVisitor: After 22...exf4! black might even be winning:


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Stockfish_19062709_x64_modern:

<41/68 07:45 -2.88 23.Bxf4 Nb4 24.Bg5 Qd7> 25.Rae1 Nxa2 26.Ng3 Nb4 27.Rxe8 Qxe8 28.Re1 Qc6 29.Nfe4 Qd7 30.Qe2 h6 31.Bc1 Bd5 32.b3 Na2 33.Bd2 Nc3 34.Bxc3 dxc3 35.Kg2 Bd4 36.Rf1 Rxf1 37.Nxf1 a5 38.Qf3 Kg7 39.g5 hxg5 40.Ne3 Bxe3 41.Qxe3 a4 42.bxa4 Qxa4 43.Qe2 Qd4 44.Qg4 Bxe4+ 45.Qxe4 Qxe4+ 46.dxe4 Kf6 47.Kg3 Ke5 48.Kg4

Instead he had to wait until white plays 36.Qg4? where 36.Qf3 would likely hold:


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Stockfish_19062709_x64_modern:

47/38 05:46 0.00 36. ... Bd5 37.b3 h6 38.a4 Kg8 39.Bxg7 Bxe4 40.Qxe4 Nxg7 41.Qg2 Qf7 42.Nxg7 Qxg7 43.Qa8+ Qf8 44.Qd5+ Kg7 45.Qxe5+ Qf6 46.Qc7+ Kg6 47.Kg2 Qg5+ 48.Kf2 Qd2+ 49.Kg3 Qe3+ 50.Kg2 h5 51.Qxa7 Qe2+ 52.Kg3 Qg4+ 53.Kf2 Qf4+ 54.Kg2 Qg4+

47/41 05:46 0.00 36. ... Kg8 37.Bxg7 Bxe4 38.Qxe4 Nxg7 39.Qg2 Qg6 40.Qd5+ Ne6 41.Qxe5 Kf7 42.Nf4 Nxf4 43.Qxf4+ Ke6 44.b3 Qf5 45.Qh6+ Qf6 46.Qxf6+ Kxf6 47.Kg2 Ke5 48.Kg3 Kf5 49.a4 a6 50.Kf3 b5 51.a5 h5 52.h4 b4 53.Kg3 Kg6 54.Kf4 Kf6 55.Ke4 Ke6 56.Kf4

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