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Silvio Danailov vs Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu
Corus Group B (2000), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 3, Jan-20
Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation (D45)  ·  0-1

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Apr-06-06  Mameluk: I have a strong suspicion that the 26th and 27th move did not happen.
Apr-06-06  blingice: Why has black won? Black seems more precarious to me.
Apr-06-06
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  pawn to QB4: Count the rooks and it becomes clearer. I've done this goof myself: White relies on 32.Qa8 mate, except it's not.
Apr-06-06  blingice: Ah yes, you're right, I forgot completely about the rook. It seems like such a sacrifice would be better calculated.
Apr-07-06  Theologue: 30. Rf3 is the blunder. There was no need to put it there.
Apr-08-06  k0mi: i did a quick analysis with Fritz9 below.

D46: Semi-Slav: 5 e3 Nbd7 6 Bd3, Black avoids the Meran

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6
3. Nc3 d5 4. d4 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 b5 10. Bd3 Bb7 11. e4 e5 12. dxe5 Nxe5 13. Nxe5 Bxe5 14. h3 c5 15. Nxb5 c4 16. Bxc4 Nxe4 17. Be3 Qh4 18. f4 Bf6 last book move 19. Rad1 Rac8 20. b3 a6 21. Nd6 Nxd6 22. Rxd6 Rce8 23. Qf2 Qh5 24. Bd4 (24. Rxf6 $5 gxf6 25. f5 Rxe3 26. Qxe3 Kg7 $18) 24... Bh4 25. Qd2 Rd8 26. Rd7 $4 spoils everything (26. g4 $142 keeps an even firmer grip Bf2+ 27. Kh2 (27. Rxf2 Qxh3 28. Rh2 Qxg4+ 29. Kf2 Rxd6 $19) (27. Bxf2 $4 Qxh3 28. Rd5 Qxg4+ 29. Kh2 Bxd5 30. Bxd5 Qh5+ 31. Kg2 Rxd5 $19 (31... Qxd5+ $143 32. Qxd5 Rxd5 33. Rc1 $19)) 27... Rxd6 28. gxh5 Bxd4 29. Qb4 $18) 26... Rde8 27. Rd6 (27. Rxb7 $142 and White has prevailed Qf5 28. Qc3 $18) 27... Rd8 28. Rxd8 $4 White has let it slip away (28. g4 $142 and White wins Rxd6 29. gxh5 $18) 28... Rxd8 (28... Rxd8 29. Qb2 Qg6 $14) 29. Qe3 Qg6 30. Rf3 Bxf3 31. Qxf3 Rxd4 0-1

Apr-08-06  thesonicvision: 26. Rd7?

how is this playable?
is there a queen trap i'm missing
or something?

i don't see any compensation
for the rook and it's giving me a
headache.

Feb-06-08  Knight13: 26. Rd7? Yeah what the hell.
Feb-06-08  Resignation Trap: As <Mameluk> suspected, 26.Rd7?? Rde8?? 27.Rd6?? Rd8 simply didn't happen. Skip to move 28!
Feb-07-08  virginmind: so apparently the only reason for danailov's 30.Rf3 (instead of, for example, 30.g4 which admittedly weakens white king's position a bit, but avoids losing material) was his hope that nisi would fail to see the "mate" on a8 and so he would also grab with 31...R:d4.

which leaves us with 2 questions: 1. how could a 2462 elo player not see that the d8 point is double protected so no mate is possible on a8? and 2. since when a 2462 elo player relies on hopes for mistakes of the other side? i thought chess is played counting the best move possible of the other side, not on his mistakes(not to mention the mistake was only in danailov's head).

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