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Michael Adams vs Peter Leko
It (active) (1996) (quick), Cap D'Agde (France), rd 3
Trompowsky Attack: General (A45)  ·  1-0

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May-10-05  notyetagm: Amazing to see the great defender Leko completely demolished like he is in this miniature (but it was rapid).
May-10-05
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  jahhaj: I guess he missed 17. e5
May-10-05  notyetagm: <jahhaj: I guess he missed 17. e5>

Yes, he certainly missed 17 e5!, which is <clearance> for the threatened 18 ♘e4!. This sequence is an excellent illustration of the idea that <to remove a knight defender, attack the knight and something else at the same time (double attack)>. The main line goes 17 e5! dxe5 18 ♘e4! after which White cannot simultaneously meet the threats both to his queen (19 ♘e4x♕f2) and the mating focal point h7 (19 ♘xf6+ and 20 ♕xh7#).

Aug-16-13  justsojazz: Could white also have played 16.g5, winning material?
Aug-16-13
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  Sastre: <justsojazz> White doesn't win material after 16.g5 Nh5.
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