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Andrei Sokolov vs Lembit Antsovich Oll
URS-ch56 (1989), Odessa, rd 8, Oct-??
Russian Game: Classical Attack. Staunton Variation (C42)  ·  1/2-1/2
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Feb-07-12
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  wordfunph: Ole to Oll's 25...Re1+!
Jun-16-12  Hesam7: Now where are the people who complain Petroff is boring?

This game won Informator 48's most important theoretical novelty prize for the move 24. ... Qh2+!. Previously 23. ... c5? & 23. ... Re4? were tried.

Jun-16-12  Hesam7: I should add after 32. Kd3 engines think Black has an advantage with 32. ... Re7!:


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33. Bxf7+ (34. gxf7+? Kf8 White's attack is over) 33. ... Kh8 (33. ... Kf8?? 24. Be6+ Ke8 25. Qxc6+ Rd7 26. Qxd7+ Kf8 27. Qf7#) 34. Bd5 Qb1+ 35. Kd2 Qb2+ 36. Kd1 Re8 37. Bxc6 Qb1+ 38. Kd2 Qxa2+

1) 39. Kd1? Qb3+ 40. Kd2 Rc8! 41. Bd7 (other moves lose to 41. ... b4!) 41. ... Qb2+ 42. Kd1 Qxc3 43. Qxc3 Rxc3 44. Bxb5 Kg8

2) 39. Kd3 Rc8 40. d5 Qb1+ 41. Kd4 (the best according to engines, but the other 3 possiblities don't have immediate refutations) 41. ... b4!


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Here White has 3 choices: 42. Kc4, 42. h6 and 42. c4 after all of which he is worse and has to defend extremely carefully.

Oct-22-12  ZucchiniMann: This game is commented by Karpov in a book on the Petrov (Russian Defence). It is the reason why I picked up that opening when I started playing chess. :)
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