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Joel Lautier vs Viswanathan Anand
Madrid (1993), Madrid ESP, rd 6, Jun-12
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Three Knights Variation (E21)  ·  0-1



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May-15-07  JMJ565X: i think these ppl resign too early i play till the game is over
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  suenteus po 147: <JMJ565X> They resign (mostly) when they know they are finished. Granted, I don't have an actual line for the end, but it seems clear that black's knight and rook will ferry the connected passers to promotion, at the very least winning the rook, maybe both pieces. No way can Lautier recover from that, so why bother prolonging the inevitable? I'm all for never resigning, but this is a pretty hopeless position...unless someone can prove me wrong?
May-21-07  JMJ565X: black has pawns trying to promote, the h pawn can't move before the bishop does, i always try a stalemating swindle even when its obvious
Jun-04-09  M.D. Wilson: Only an idiot would play on in a position like this.
Dec-26-12  King.Arthur.Brazil: The W strategy after dxc4 must be increasing pressure without loosing time or giving black time to conter attack. I prefer: 25. Qf3 Re8 26.Bc1 then f5! So R is not at h8 and must loose tempo to get there. The answer g5 will be followed by Bh5+ and Bxg5 which allowed Qd4+ but not to exchange the Q, so black position will be ill. Anand survived due to extra tempo given by white poor moves.

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