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Jonny Hector vs Gerardo FabiŠn Barbero
"Trimmed" (game of the day Sep-16-2012)
Copenhagen Unibank (1991), Copenhagen DEN, rd 8
Philidor Defense: General (C41)  ·  0-1

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Nov-27-17
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  patzer2: Mate-in-two with 36...Qxa4+ 37.bxa4 (37.Kb1 Qa1#) Rxb2# easily solves today's Monday puzzle.

White's game starts to go bad with 13. dxc6? bxc6 ∓ (-1.37 @ 29 ply, Stockfish 8). Instead, 13. a3 = (-0.16 @ 26 ply, Stockfish 8) holds it near level.

Early in the opening, our Opening Explorer indicates the great majority of Masters playing this line prefer 7. 0-0 ⩲ to = over 7. f3 =.

Nov-27-17  stst: Mondy Q-sac:
36.........QxP+
if 37.bxQ RxP#
if 37.Kb1 Qa1#
Nov-27-17  saturn2: 36..Qxa4 mate in both cases.
Nov-27-17  SpamIAm: Love the material imbalance- rook and four pawns vs. 3 minor pieces. Minor pieces will usually win unless one of those pawns is close to queening.
Nov-27-17  AlicesKnight: As <saturn2> says - there's mate with ....Qa1 or ....Rxb2.
Nov-27-17
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  morfishine: Forced: <36...Qxa4+> followed by <37...Rxa2#>

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Nov-27-17
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  Bubo bubo: Mate-in two: 36...Qxa4+ 37.bxa4 Rxb2# or 37.Kb1 Qa1#
Nov-27-17
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  malt: 36...Q:a4+ 37.ba4 (37.Kb1 Qa1#)...R:b2#
Nov-27-17
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  Once: Very impressed with black's play here. He calmly brings his pieces near the enemy king and makes threat after threat. Sooner or later he is going to make a threat that white can't defend against.
Nov-27-17
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  perfessor: The old saying I learned is, Three pieces is a mate. Four is too many, and five - well, you better start by giving something away.
Nov-27-17  john barleycorn: <morfishine: Forced: <36...Qxa4+> followed by <37...Rxa2#>

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Oh my.

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Nov-27-17  Everyone: solved it, too!!!
Nov-27-17
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  thegoodanarchist: Barberoís at The Gates
Nov-27-17
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  It takes two: Outstanding play by black. White canít defend against the queen sac made by black 36...Qxa4+ forcing mate in two.
Nov-27-17
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  whiteshark: <36...Qxa4+> is like a tin opener.
Nov-27-17  varishnakov: Nice to see such a game from the Philidor. I love that opening, for some reason.
Nov-27-17
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  kevin86: Queen sac and ROOK mate!
Nov-27-17
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  ChessCoachClark: I appreciate the way the Vukovic Mate is brought down against Hector in a sideways orientation and that two Bishops were needed as helpers.

Added this game to my collection of Vukovic Mates today, as well. Students will love this actual game example!

Nov-27-17  eblunt: Rxb3 mate in 3, maybe 5 if you a couple for spite checks
Nov-27-17  BOSTER: <rilkefan> :< Where did White go wrong?>. 17.Bc4 is good enough to continue to play the game.So mistake was Qg6.
Nov-27-17  Cheapo by the Dozen: Queen's Rook file, for variety from the usual Monday pattern.
Nov-27-17  Nullifidian: 36... ♕xa4+

37. ♔b1 ♕a1#
37. ♙bxa4 ♖xb2#

Nov-27-17  jffun1958: The mate pattern is analogous to D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956 aka "The Game of the Century" :-)
Nov-27-17  Marmot PFL: If you can give up the queen with check you can solve most Monday puzzles.
Nov-27-17  zb2cr: Straightforward. 36. ... Qxa4+ sets up mate on the next move, no matter which of 2 alternatives White chooses.

If 37. bxa4, Rxb2#.

If 37. Kb1, Qa1#.

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