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Ferenc Berkes vs Hoang Thong Tu
3rd HD Bank Cup (2013), Ho Chi Minh City VIE, rd 4, Mar-21
Benoni Defense: Benoni-Staunton Gambit (A43)  ·  1-0


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Jul-11-18  FSR: What about 8...Nxd5?
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  whiteshark: <FSR: What about 8...Nxd5?> Not in the top 3:

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Black to move

1) +1.59 (26 ply) 8...d6 9.h6 Bf8 10.Bd2 e3 11.Bxe3 Nbd7 12.Bd2 Qc7 13.Qe2 a6 14.Nge4 b5 15.Bf4 Ne5 16.Bxe5 dxe5 17.Qf3 Nxe4 18.Nxe4 Bf5 19.Ng5 e4 20.Qe3 O-O-O 21.Nf7 e6 22.Nxh8 exd5 23.g4 Bxg4

2) +2.00 (26 ply) 8...O-O 9.hxg6 hxg6 10.Bh6 e3 11.Bxe3 d6 12.Bh6 Bxh6 13.Rxh6 Nbd7 14.Rxg6+ Kf7 15.Rg5 Ke8 16.Qd2 a6 17.O-O-O Kd8 18.Nf5 Ne5 19.Ng7 Qb4 20.Be2 Bd7 21.Kb1 Nc4 22.Bxc4 Qxc4 23.Re1 Kc8 24.Rxe7 Kb8 25.Rg3

3) +2.21 (25 ply) 8...e3 9.Bxe3 d6 10.h6 Bf8 11.Bd2 Qc7 12.Nge4 a6 13.Qe2 Nbd7 14.O-O-O Ne5 15.Kb1 b5 16.Nxf6+ exf6 17.f4 Bg4 18.Qe1 Bxd1 19.Nxd1 c4 20.fxe5 dxe5 21.g4 Qd7 22.Bg2 Bd6 23.Ba5 f5 24.gxf5 gxf5 25.Ne3 O-O 26.Bc3 Kh8

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

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  whiteshark: <FSR: What about <8...Nxd5?>>

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White to move

1) +3.13 (30 ply) <9.Qxd5 Bxc3+ 10.Kd1> g5 11.Nxe4 Bf6 12.Nxf6+ exf6 13.Bxg5 Qb6 14.Bc4 Kd8 15.Bh4 Re8 16.Re1 Rxe1+ 17.Kxe1 Qe6+ 18.Qxe6 dxe6 19.Bxf6+ Ke8 20.Bd3 Nd7 21.Bg5 Nf8 22.f3 Bd7 23.b3 Rc8 24.Kf2 Kf7 25.Kg3 b5 26.c4 b4 27.a3 Rc6 28.axb4 Rd6 29.Rd1 cxb4 30.Kf2

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

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  whiteshark: <9.Qxd5 Bxc3+ 10.Kd1>

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Black to move

1) +3.12 (29 ply) 10...g5 11.Nxe4 Bf6 12.Nxf6+ exf6 13.Bxg5 Qb6 14.Bc4 Kd8 15.Bh4 Re8 16.Re1 Rxe1+ 17.Kxe1 Qe6+ 18.Qxe6 dxe6 19.Bxf6+ Ke8 20.Bd3 Nd7 21.Bc3 Nf8 22.Be4 Bd7 23.Bxb7 Rb8 24.Bf3 Bc8 25.Rd1 Nd7 26.Be4 Bb7 27.Bxh7 Bxg2 28.Bg6+ Ke7

2) +3.28 (28 ply) 10...gxh5 11.Qxh5+ Kd8 12.bxc3 Qxc3 13.Rb1 Qd4+ 14.Ke1 d6 15.Rh4 Qc3+ 16.Bd2 Qxc2 17.Rc1 Qb2 18.Qh6 e3 19.Qxe3 Qf6 20.Rh6 Qd4 21.Qf3 Qe5+ 22.Ne4 Nc6 23.Bf4 Bg4 24.Bxe5 Bxf3 25.Bxh8 Bxe4 26.f3 Bg6 27.Bc3 Kc7 28.Kf2 e5 29.Rh4 Rf8 30.Bc4 Nd4 31.Bb2

3) +4.08 (28 ply) 10...Bg7 11.hxg6 e6 12.Qh5 h6 13.Nf5 exf5 14.Qxf5 Kd8 15.Qf7 d6 16.Qxg7 Re8 17.Bf4 Bg4+ 18.Be2 Bxe2+ 19.Kxe2 Nc6 20.c3 Qb5+ 21.Ke1 e3 22.Bxd6 exf2+ 23.Kxf2 Qe2+ 24.Kg1 Ne7 25.Rxh6 Rc8 26.Bf4 Kd7 27.Rh7 Rc6 28.Qf7 Re6 29.Kh1 Kd8 30.Bg5 Re5 31.Bf4 Rh5+ 32.Kg1 Rxh7 33.gxh7 Rh8

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

= = = = = = = = = =

But what's wrong with <10...g5 11.bxc3>?

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  whiteshark: <8.h5 Nxd5 9.Qxd5 Bxc3+ 10.Kd1 g5 11.bxc3 Qxc3 12.Rb1 Qd4+ 13.Qxd4 cxd4>

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White to move

1) +3.25 (30 ply) 14.Bc4 h6 15.Bd5 Nc6 16.Bxe4 Kd8 17.Ne2 e5 18.c3 d5 19.Bxd5 Kc7 20.Ba3 Rd8 21.Rb5 dxc3 22.Rc5 Bd7 23.Nxc3 Rac8 24.Kc1 Kb8 25.Re1 Bf5 26.f3 a6 27.Bxc6 Rxc6 28.Rxc6 bxc6 29.Rxe5

2) +3.05 (30 ply) 14.Nxe4 h6 15.Bc4 Nc6 16.c3 Rf8 17.f3 dxc3 18.Nxc3 Kd8 19.Re1 b6 20.Bd3 d6 21.Be4 Bf5 22.Bxf5 Rxf5 23.Re6 Rf6 24.Rxf6 exf6 25.Nd5 f5 26.Bb2 Ne5 27.Ne3 f4 28.Nf5 Kd7 29.Nxh6 Rf8 30.Ng4 Nxg4

3) +2.77 (29 ply) 14.Bb5 Nc6 15.Nxe4 h6 16.Bb2 Kd8 17.f3 d6 18.Kd2 Rf8 19.Bxc6 bxc6 20.Bxd4 Rf7 21.Be3 Kc7 22.Rb2 Rb8 23.Rb3 a6 24.Rxb8 Kxb8 25.Rb1+ Kc7 26.Bb6+ Kd7 27.Nc3 e5 28.Ne4 d5 29.Nf2 Kd6 30.Ng4 Rh7 31.Re1

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

= = =

Well, I think it's enough here.

Jul-12-18  FSR: Many thanks, <whiteshark>!
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