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Igor Ivanov vs Viktor Kupreichik
URS-ch FL46 (1978), Ashgabat TKM, rd 9, Oct-??
English Opening: King's English Variation. Troger Defense (A21)  ·  0-1



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Mar-05-06  patzer2: Viktor Kupreichik's 29...Rxg2+!! is listed as the solution to number 1230 in Informant's "Encyclopedia of Chessmiddlegames," and is classified as a decoy (spelled "dicoying" in this multi-language book).

This initial sham sacrifice (29...Rxg2+!!) is followed by a surprise second decoy in 31...Qxf1+! to set up a discovered check and pin to win White's Knight and Queen, preparing a fascinating minor piece contest with two knights and pawns beating Rook and pawns

Jan-02-07  syracrophy: Also see that after 31.♖f2 ♕xf2+!! 32.♔xf2 ♘e4+ <double check> 33.♔moves ♘xc3 and Black's up a whole piece

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29...Rxg2+!! sets up 31...Qxf1+!
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from USSR First League, Ashkhabad, 1978 by Phony Benoni

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