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Gabriel Sargissian vs Igor Kurnosov
European Individual Championship (2008), Plovdiv BUL, rd 11, May-02
King's Indian Defense: Normal. King's Knight Variation (E60)  ·  1-0
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-05-08  ALwoodpusher: Yikes, these long endings kill me with their slow pace and manoeuvering. Proving an advantage is not always a 20-moves job :)
May-07-08  Fast Gun: At last a long game that ends with a decisive result and vindicates playing on for nearly 200 moves: at least in this game white had a realistic chance of winning, unlike those boring computer games !!
Jan-14-09  WhiteRook48: what's even more interesting is that the follow-up moves are all checks: 196...Rf8+ 197. Ke6+ Rf6+ 198. Bxf6# 1-0
Jan-23-09  WhiteRook48: pretty long game
Feb-04-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  biglo: This appears to be the longest checkmate of 2008 between humans
Feb-07-09  WhiteRook48: didn't Black resign?
Feb-08-09
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  biglo: Yes Black did resign but I meant guaranteed mate!
Feb-20-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  biglo: OK, OK I tell the Odd Lie
Mar-15-09  WhiteRook48: it's as if black didn't have the rook!
Apr-30-10  asianwarrior: An instructive K+B+N+P vs. K+R endgame
Oct-11-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  alexmagnus: <what's even more interesting is that the follow-up moves are all checks: 196...Rf8+ 197. Ke6+ Rf6+ 198. Bxf6# 1-0>

Not if you mean the "perfect" (tablebase) win - this is 196...Ra5 197. g7+ Kh7 198. g8Q+ Kh6 199.Qh6# or 199.Qg6#.

Feb-28-12
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  DarthStapler: I think you mean h8, not h6
May-31-13  Shams: Black picked the wrong pair of minors for his rook to battle. Instead 29...Rxd1 30.Qxd1 Bxd2 31.Qxd2 Qc4= [Shredder 12].
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