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Murray Chandler vs Tony Dowden
New Zealand Championship (2008), Auckland, rd 11, Jan-23
French Defense: Normal Variation (C10)  ·  1-0
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Jan-26-08  Elxiddicus: I suspect a bad scoresheet. 34. ... Rb3?
Jan-27-08
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  Sneaky: What's odd is that if the logical looking 34...Rb2 was played instead then 35.Rg4? would be a gross blunder due to 35...Ne3+. I have no idea what Black's 34th move might have been.
Apr-04-08  mistreaver: what if 14 ... ♕xc4?
This is very instructive game.
I think black's 34th move could might be the afore mentioned 34... ♖b2 when white reply could be 35 ♖e2 and then after exchange of rooks he should have advantage because of black's doubled pawns.
Apr-04-08  Karpova: <mistreaver: I think black's 34th move could might be the afore mentioned 34... Rb2 when white reply could be 35 Re2 and then after exchange of rooks he should have advantage because of black's doubled pawns.>

34...Rb2 35.Re2 Rxe2 36.Qxe2 Nf4+ [see diagram]


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Apr-04-08  mistreaver: Oops not my day today... thanks for pointing it out
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