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Smbat Lputian vs Judit Polgar
Corus Group A (2000), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 6, Jan-22
Catalan Opening: Closed Variation (E06)  ·  1-0

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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-27-14
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  plang: 15..Rc8 was new; 15..h6 had been played previously. 22..Bg4!? allowed 22 Nc6 strengthening White's control of the light squares. The alternative 33..Nxd6 34 Rxd6..Rxc7 35 Bd5 would likely have ended in an early draw. After 38..Kh8 White had a strong initiative. After 49 gxh!?..Rxe8 50 h6..Be7 51 Nxe7+..Rxe7 52 Rxe7..a3 53 Ra7..a2 54 Kf3..b5 55 Kf4..Na4 56 Rg7+..Kh8 57 Rg1..b4 58 Kg5..b3 59 Re1..b2 60 Re8+..Ke7 61 Re7+..Kh8 White would have had to take the perpetual. After 50..Ne4 Black was in trouble; 50..Kh6 would have left the position unclear. 51..Kf6 52 Rf7+..Ke6 53 Nf4+..Kd6 54 Rd7+..Ke5 55 Nd3+ would also have been winning for White.

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