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Robert James Fischer vs Rodolfo Tan Cardoso
Fischer - Cardoso (1957), New York, NY USA, rd 6, Sep-??
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Sep-03-04  wall: Can't White win this endgame of 6 pawns vs B + 3 Ps? Maybe 30.Ke3 instead of 30.c3. Maybe 37.a4 instead of 37.c4. Maybe 39.a4 or 39.c5 instead of 39.a3. Maybe 40.c5 instead of 40.Ke5.
Nov-13-13  mrfuddington: <wall: Can't White win this endgame of 6 pawns vs B + 3 Ps? Maybe 30.Ke3 instead of 30.c3. Maybe 37.a4 instead of 37.c4. Maybe 39.a4 or 39.c5 instead of 39.a3. Maybe 40.c5 instead of 40.Ke5.>

30. Ke3 Kd5 31. c3 Bd5 (or else 31. g3 b4) ruins the queen side pawns.

37. a4 leads to some complicated lines and I am not using a computer, hard to say if there is a chance there. I would imagine white just thought it would be better to have his a-pawn locked on a dark square so that the bishop couldn't reach it.

39. c5 Bg8 40. a3 a4 41. e5 Bh7 42. f6 Bg8 and white has to give up a pawn, same thing with 40. c5

Sep-24-15  PugnaciousPawn: It also seems to me that with careful play, White can win this game.

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