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Antonio Angel Medina Garcia vs Mikhail Botvinnik
Hoogovens (1969), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 5, Jan-19
Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation (B25)  ·  0-1



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Oct-26-05  tldr3: After 57. Ke3 I can't find the winning move for black.. Why did white resign?
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  IMlday: Medina-Garcia vs Botvinnik, 1969

Am I missing something? Resignation looks normal.

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  WannaBe: <tldr3> I think this is what you're looking for...

57. Ke1 Qa7
58. Rxa2 Qxa2
59. Rc2 Qa5+
60. Rc3 Qxb5 -2.24

57. Ke3 Qa3
58. Rxa2 Qxa2
59. Rc2 Qa4
60. Rc3 Rg2 -2.98

In case you are wondering about
57. Ke1 Rh1+
58. Bf1 Rh2
59. Rxh2 Rxh2
60. Qb1 Qa7
61. Be2 Qa5 -1.91

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  Benzol: After 57.♔e3 ♕a3 what's wrong with 58.♖xa3?
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  WannaBe: <Benzol>
57. Ke3 Qa3
58. Rxa3 Rxa3+
59. Kd2 c3+
60. Qxc3 Rxe2+
61. Kxe2 Rxc3
62. Kf2 -4.51
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  Benzol: <WannaBe> Thanks mate. Talk about walking into it. I should have forseen 59...c3+.
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