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Ljubomir Ljubojevic vs Walter Browne
Sarajevo (1970), Sarajevo BIH, rd 15, Apr-07
Sicilian Defense: Fischer-Sozin Attack. Flank Variation (B87)  ·  1-0

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May-01-04  fred lennox: A Ljubojevic classic.
May-11-04  Rama: That 17. Bxe6 is nice.
May-17-13
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  wwall: But was 17.Bxe6 the best move? Perhaps just 17.Qxe3 for a safer move.

After 17.Bxe6, instead of 17...Bd4, perhaps Black is better off after 17...Qe7, winning the exchange. If 18.Nd5, then 18...Ne5. If 18.Bd4, then 18...Nd4 and 19...Nxc2.

The losing move seems to be 20...Qb6? and no longer preventing the threat of Qf8+ and Qxg7 after Rxd4. Perhaps 20...Qd6, protecting the f8 square, or 20...Kc7 and 21...Rd7.

Sep-04-19  Straclonoor: <perhaps Black is better off after 17...Qe7, winning the exchange.> Yes of course

Analysis by Stockfish 260819 64 POPCNT:

-+ (-3.28): 17...Qe7 18.Bd5 Nd4 19.Qh3 Bd2 20.Rf2 Bg5 21.Bxb7 Qxb7 22.Re1+ Ne6 23.Ne4 0-0-0 24.Qc3+ Qc7 25.Qxc7+ Kxc7 26.Nxg5 Nxg5 27.g3 Ne6 28.Kg2 Rd5 29.Ref1 Rd7 30.Rf5 Kc6 31.R5f2 Kb7 32.Rf5 Ng5 33.R5f4 Rd2+ 34.R4f2 Rxf2+ 35.Rxf2 Ne4 36.Rf4

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