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Lev Polugaevsky vs Borislav Ivkov
Belgrade (1969), Belgrade YUG, rd 1, Nov-??
English Opening: Symmetrical. Four Knights Variation (A35)  ·  1-0



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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-13-16  fispok: Although a characteristic position of the dragon by transposition, white holds all the chances from about 15 on, the bishop pair and the huge light square dominance is more than enough.
Apr-12-22  whiteshark: The last move was (probably) the sealed move and Black could calmly realize the absolute hopelessness of the position.

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Black to move

1) +13.87 (34 ply) <41...Rxc3+> 42.Kxc3 Kxd7 43.Kd3 Ba7 44.b5 Kd8 45.Rb4 Kc8 46.Rc4+ Bc5 47.b6 Kd8 48.Re4 Ba3 49.Re2 Bc1 50.Ke4 Ba3 51.Rc2 Bc5 52.f5 gxf5+ 53.Kf4 Bd4 54.Kxf5 Bc5 55.Kf6 Ke8 56.Kg7 Bb4 57.Rc8+ Ke7 58.Rc7+ Ke8 59.Kf6 Bxa5 60.Re7+ Kd8 61.Rxf7 Bxb6 62.Rxh7 a5 63.Rxb7 Be3 64.Kf5 a4 65.h7

2) +16.9 (34 ply) <41...Kxd7> 42.Bf6 Rc1 43.Re7+ Kc8 44.Rxf7 Rf1 45.Rxh7 Rf3+ 46.Kc2 Rf2+ 47.Kd3 Rf3+ 48.Ke2 Rf2+ 49.Ke3 Rf1+ 50.Ke4 Bh2 51.Rg7 Rxf4+ 52.Kd3 Rxb4 53.Rg8+ Kc7 54.Rxg6 Rh4 55.Rg7+ Kb8 56.h7 Ka7 57.g6 Be5 58.Bxe5 dxe5 59.d6 e4+ 60.Ke3 Rh3+ 61.Kxe4 Rh4+ 62.Kf3 Rh3+ 63.Kf4 Rh1 64.d7 Rf1+ 65.Ke4 Re1+ 66.Kf3 Rf1+ 67.Kg2 Rf8 68.d8=Q Rxd8 69.Rg8 Rd2+ 70.Kf3 Rh2 71.h8=Q Rxh8 72.Rxh8 b6 73.g7

3) +62.06 (34 ply) <41...Rxd7> 42.Bf6+ Kc7 43.Re8 b6 44.Rh8 b5 45.Rxh7 Bd4 46.Bxd4 Re7 47.Rg7 Re1 48.Rxf7+ Kd8 49.h7 Rh1 50.h8=Q+ Rxh8 51.Bxh8 Ke8 52.Rh7 Kf8 53.Ra7 Kg8 54.Bf6 Kf8 55.Rxa6 Kg8 56.Bd4 Kf8 57.Rxd6 Kf7 58.Re6 Kf8 59.Rxg6 Kf7

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 11 v064

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