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David E Vigorito vs Alec S Getz
Foxwoods Open (2009), Ledyard, CT, rd 4, Apr-10
Queen's Gambit Declined: Harrwitz Attack. Two Knights Defense Blockade Line (D37)  ·  1-0
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May-28-13  master of defence: Something is wrong here... 25...exd3+ followed by Rxb5 should win for black.
May-28-13  RookFile: Yeah, I was shaking my head at a lot of stuff - For example, 48....a2 and black threatens to queen with check. Plus, black had more than one opportunity to play some variation of this basic queening idea. Even somebody in a 1 minute game would be looking at ways to advance the a and e pawns for black. After all, the only two useful things black can do in the ending are to either exchange/capture pawns or to advance a pawn towards the queening square.
May-28-13  BobbieM: I too am puzzled by this bizarre game. Doing a bit of research, it seems like a legit match, no blitz or rapidplay. So either getz was down to milliseconds on his clock, he was totally drunk at the end or he owed vigorito money? I dont understand how someone can miss at least twenty winning moves
Jun-02-13  Monocle: There are some moves missing from the score, which basically make the game completely incomprehensible.

After 24... dxe4, 25. Qc4 a2 was played, after which 26. Ra1 makes much more sense.

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