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Sam E Collins vs Timothy Spanton
Hastings (2009/10), Hastings ENG, rd 3, Dec-30
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67)  ·  1-0


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Jan-07-10  laskerdog: Beautiful kill!
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  GrahamClayton: Black could have played 9...♔f8 10.♘e7 d6 11.♖b5 ♕e7.
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  Ghuzultyy: Against 9...Kf8 an interesting line would be

10.Re7!? c6 11.Qf3 f6 12.Qg4! Rg8 13.Re3 cxd5 14.Qb4+

Note that black's all moves are forced. (12...g5? 13.Qh5)

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  FSR: <GrahamClayton: Black could have played 9...Kf8 10.Nxe7 d6 11.Rxb5 Qxe7.>

Black did just that, and eventually drew, in G Valenti vs M Lanzani, 2004.

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