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Anatoly Karpov vs Zoltan Almasi
Bundesliga (2018/19), Viernheim GER, rd 13, Mar-10
King's Indian Defense: Fianchetto Variation. Larsen Defense (E62)  ·  0-1


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  whiteshark: Why not <34.Nxa8>? It drops a piece.

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White to move

1) -2.02 (28 ply) 34.Nbxd7 Rc7 35.Nb6 Rd8 36.d5 Bh6 37.Rc2 Nf5 38.Re2 Be3 39.Rxe3 Rxc5 40.Re2 Rc1 41.Bf2 g5 42.Re5 Rf8 43.Nd7 Rf7 44.Re2 Rd1 45.Ne5 Rf6 46.g4 Nd4 47.Bxd4 Rxd4 48.Nc6 Rd3 49.Nxe7+ Kf7 50.Kh2 Ra6 51.Re5 Rd2+ 52.Kg3 a4 53.bxa4 Rxa2

2) -2.71 (28 ply) <34.Nxa8 Ne4> 35.g4 e5 36.Re1 Nexc5 37.dxc5 Rxa8 38.c6 Nf6 39.Rxe5 Bd6 40.Rb5 Kf7 41.Bh2 Bxh2 42.Kxh2 Ke6 43.c7 Rc8 44.a3 bxa3 45.Rxa5 Rxc7 46.Rxa3 Rc2+ 47.Kg1 Rc3 48.Ra6+ Ke5 49.b4 Nd5 50.b5 Rb3 51.Ra7

3) -4.61 (28 ply) 34.Nxc8 Rxc8 35.Be3 Nf5 36.Bf4 Nf6 37.Ne6 Rc3 38.g4 Ne3+ 39.Bxe3 Rxe3 40.Rc6 Bh6 41.g5 Kf7 42.Nd8+ Ke8 43.gxf6 Kxd8 44.fxe7+ Rxe7 45.Kf1 Re3 46.Ra6 Rxh3 47.Rxa5 Bf4 48.Kg2 Rd3 49.Ra8+ Ke7 50.Ra7+ Kf6 51.Rxh7 Rxd4 52.Kf3 Bd6 53.Ke2

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

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