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David Bronstein vs Miguel Najdorf
ARG-URS (1954), Buenos Aires ARG, rd 3, Mar-??
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90)  ·  0-1



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Jun-09-05  KniGtAME: Bronstein forgot about the mate threat.Now it leads to a simple back rank! This game was done for befor he made his last move q-f5, He just sped up the process
Sep-21-05  pazaland: in Moshe Czerniak's book I found this annotation - 29...Bf8 was more careful . after 29...gxf6 Bronstein missed this following : 30.Bxh6!! Nxh6 31.Rxh6 Kxh6 32.Qh4 Kg7 33.Rd3! Nxe5 (33...Qxe5 34.Rh3 ) 34.Rh3 Ng6 35.Qh6 Kg8 36.Nf5!! [terrific break-through] exf5 37.Nxd5 Rxd5 38.Bxd5 Bd8 [only defence against mate in two] 39.Qxg6 Kf8 40.Qh6 Ke7 41.Re3 Kd6 42.Bf3! Bc6 43.Qf4 Kd7 44.Qxf5 Kd6 45.Rd3 Ke7 46.Qc5 Ke8 47.Re3 Be7 48.Bxc6 Kf8 49.Qh5 Kg7 50.Rh3! terrific long combination (20 moves!), that unfortunately never happend...
Oct-15-06  Suzuki50: <pazaland> It was L. Evans' analysis in the "Chess Life". Also if 41...Kd7, what should you play ? (hope your answer's same as my)
Oct-15-06  erimiro1: <pazaland> True. Czerniak also explained (his book is 40 yrs. old, so I'm not sure about Evans), that Bronstein was in a serious time trouble.
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  Fusilli: <Suzuki50: <pazaland> It was L. Evans' analysis in the "Chess Life". Also if 41...Kd7, what should you play ? (hope your answer's same as my)>

I'd go for 42.Qf8, for example: 42...Qxc2 43.Qxe8+ Kd6 44.Bxf7 and White's attack is still dangerous.

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