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Ljubomir Ljubojevic vs Anatoly Karpov
Linares (1992), Linares ESP, rd 1, Feb-23
Formation: King's Indian Attack (A07)  ·  0-1



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Mar-07-05  quovadis: what was the idea behind the sacrifice 49.Bxh5 . your comment's please.
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  kbob: Too strange for words. Is it possible there was a 50 move time control at Linares 1992 and this was a time pressure blunder? My only surmise is that Lubo's hallucination was to somehow morph the black king and g6 pawn into a single entity and he thought he was getting 49. Bxh5 ch ... KxB 50. QxN ch
Apr-02-10  Chess Network: Good question quovadis. No clue!
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  kbob: Oh, now I see. White's queen will be trapped after Nd6. 49. Bxh5 , though hopeless, is white's only chance to play on at all.
Nov-21-14  gmelfranco: como gana de a pocos karpov es un genio jejejee--
Apr-27-18  Everett: 48..Be7! Ljubomir avoids the Q-exchange only to get his Q trapped. Only sacrificing a piece prevents this.

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