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Efim Geller vs Mikhail Ulybin
Chigorin Memorial-A (1989), Sochi URS, Sep-??
French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Variation (C05)  ·  1-0



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Aug-14-05  ughaibu: This is a wild one. It looks to me as if white can force a mate with 27.Qf7 though the game continuation is also convincing.
Aug-14-05  percyblakeney: There is also another forcing continuation, with mate in 7: 27. Bxg7+ Kxg7 28. Qf7+ Kh8 29. Qf6+ Kg8 30. Bf7+ Kf8 31. Bxe6+ Ke8 32. Qf7+ Kd8 33. Qd7#
Aug-14-05  ughaibu: Yes, Bg7 would've been the nicest finish, I reckon.
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  tpstar: The game continuation is clear enough but 27. Bxg7+! would indeed have been a fitting end.

Geller dared Black to grab 13 ... Qxb2!?, then maybe 14. Nb5 Bb8 15. a4 for White. Anything better?

Sep-03-15  Serbon91: Indeed,27.Bxg7 is the cute one,actually,it's forced mate in 5:27.Bxg7 Kxg7; 28.Qg6+ Kh8; 29.Qf6+ Kh7; 30.Bg6+ Kh6; 31.Bf5+ Kh5; 32.g4#...
Sep-03-15  Serbon91: And in case of 29.Qf6+ Kg8,there is also mating sequence,as <percyblakeney> already mentioned...

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