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Alexander G Beliavsky vs Anatoly Karpov
USSR Championship (1973), Moscow URS, rd 4, Oct-06
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Variation. Gligoric System Exchange at c4 (E54)  ·  0-1

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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-13-04
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  Benzol: White might have missed a win here. Instead of 28.♗xd7 perhaps he should have played 28.♘xd7 ♗xd7 29.♗xf6+ ♔xf6 30.♗xd7 ♕xd7 31.♕e5+ ♔e7 32.♖c7 winning the Queen.
Apr-13-04  acirce: And if Black plays 28...Nxd7?
Apr-13-04
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  Benzol: 28...♘xd7 29.dxe6 fxe6 (29...♕xe6 30.♕xe6 fxe6 31.♖c7) 30.♖d1 followed by 31.♕xe6 with two pawns plus.
Apr-13-04
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  Honza Cervenka: <Benzol> After 28.Nxd7 Nxd7 29.dxe6 black can play also 29...Qd4+ 30.Bf2 Qxa4 31.exd7 Bxd7 etc. White has only one plus pawn there and bishops of opposite colours give some drawish chances to black. It does not seem to be much different from the continuation in text.
Apr-13-04
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  Benzol: Thanks <Honza> I overlooked 29...♕d4+. After 30.♗f2 ♕xa4 can White play 31.e7 ♖e8 32.♖xc8?
Apr-14-04
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  Honza Cervenka: <Benzol> I think so. 31.e7 Re8 32.Rxc8 Rxc8 33.e8=Q Rxe8 34.Qxe8 Qxf4 (34...Qxa2?? 35.Bd4+ ) 35.Qe3 is a better ending for white thanks to passed a-Pawn.
Apr-14-04
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  Benzol: <Honza> So Beliavsky did miss a win then?
Apr-14-04
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  Honza Cervenka: I don't know whether that ending is won or not. I think that then black would have avoided the exchange of Queens playing for example 35...Qf5 and it still does not look like an elementary win for white.
Dec-15-15  okiesooner: Could White have at least held a draw with 35. Rd2? Black can win the a-Pawn, but as long as the White Rook is on the second rank Black will be forced to exchange Rooks in order to win that Pawn. This would lead to an endgame with opposite-colored Bishops in which each side has three Kingside Pawns.
Dec-15-15  cunctatorg: "I know only of two players who play better at the endgame that they do in the opening and the middlegame, Karpov and Carlsen..." Alexander Beliavsky

Here Karpov defended himself brilliantly at the middlegame but "only Beliavsky etc" is able to explain how Karpov came victorious at the end of the day!!...

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