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Jovanka Houska vs Boris Gelfand
Isle of Man Masters (2018), Douglas IMN, rd 1, Oct-20
Indian Game: Pseudo-Benko (A46)  ·  0-1


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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-06-18  ZonszeinP: After seeing the position after 26-Rd1..
I thought that Gelfand would have played ...Rh6....(?)
Nov-06-18  Nerwal: <I thought that Gelfand would have played ...Rh6....(?)>

Given that even the queen sacrifice 27. ♕xh6 ♗xh6 28. ♗xh6 does not look all that clear, it's not surprising Gelfand decided to play something else to keep the pressure.

Nov-15-18  ZonszeinP: Indeed.
The two white bishops are very strong
And both the black king and queen are very exposed...
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  gambitfan: 1) -13.8 (25 ply) 37.♕c4 ♕xc4 38.bxc4 ♗g7 39.c5 b3 40.♖a3 b2 41.♖b3 b1=♕ 42.♖xb1 ♖xb1 43.c6 ♗e2 44.c7 ♖xf1+ 45.♔g2 ♖c1 46.g4 fxg4 47.hxg4 ♗xg4 48.♔g3 ♗e6 49.a5 ♖xc7 50.♔f3 ♖c3+ 51.♔e4 ♖a3 52.a6 ♖a4+ 53.♔f3
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