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Joel Lautier vs Vassily Ivanchuk
Tilburg3.01 (1992), Tilburg NED, Oct-??
English Opening: Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni Variation Spielmann Defense (A33)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jan-09-07  who: 78...Rd5 is zugzwang as is 81...Rd5
May-21-10  dakgootje: Interestingly the <only> R+N vs N endgame in the database at this point! Apparently it is a tablebase win but if even a giant like Chucky could not find it... incredibly hard.

Just saw a similar R+N vs N endgame being played out succesfully at chesscube - that surely looked like some brutally hard technique!

For what it is worth, that game ended:


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88. Ke4 Re8+ 89. Kf4 Ne3 90. Nf6 Re7 91. Ne4 Nd5+ 92. Kf5 Kg7 93. Ng3 Ne3+ 94. Kg5 Rf7 95. Nh5+ Kf8 96. Ng3 Rf2 97. Ne4 Rf5+ 98. Kg6 Ke7 99. Ng5 Ra5 100. Nh3 Ng2 101. Kg7 Ra6 102. Kh7 Nh4 103. Kg8 Rg6+ 104. Kh7 Kf6 105. Nf4 Rg7+ 106. Kh8 Kf7 107. Nd3 Ng6# 0-1

<Have not checked it with a tablebase so maybe the technique was highly flawed, but really, I would not even give it a try :D>

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