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Simon Kim Williams vs David J Ledger
4NCL Cheddleton-Blackthorne Russia (2014), Hinckley Island ENG
Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03)  ·  1-0
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Jun-19-14
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  GrahamClayton: Awesome crush by Williams - Why don't my Bird's Opening games as White end up as similar quick wins? - LOL
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  fredthebear: In the final position, the Black queen would like to capture the Ba3. White is threatening 21.dxe7+; the discovered check forces the Black king to abandon his protection of the Rc6. Or, the Black rook could interpose between on the open d-file, but then comes exBf8=Q.

Instead of 20...QxBa3, a Black pawn could capture the d-pawn (20...cxd6 or 20...exd6) to prevent the above discovered+ sequence from occurring, but White is left with an extra piece (although the bishop is hanging).

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