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Garry Kasparov vs Igor A Zaitsev
Baku (1980), Baku AZE, rd 7, Apr-??
Queen's Gambit Declined: Tartakower Defense. General (D58)  ·  1-0

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May-14-05  offramp: 19...Rc4! Great move, one of my favourites.
Aug-25-07  gabikiwi: in case u didn't notice black loss the game
Aug-25-07  Silverstrike: <gabikiwi> Black might still have played some astounding moves.
Aug-25-07
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  whiteshark: <offramp: 19...Rc4! Great move, one of my favourites.>

Unfortunately black's didn't proceed with <20...Qg6+>, e.g. <21. e4 Qxg2 22. Rhd1 Qg4 23. Qe3 Rxd4 24. Rxd4 Rc8>


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which is at least equal.

Aug-25-07  ikipemiko: <gabikiwi> first think , then post here. In case you don't know Garry admits in his book that Rc4 is really strong move
Nov-06-08  hedgeh0g: Why can't White play 20. Rxb5?
Nov-06-08  KingG: <hedgeh0g> Because White shouldn't waste time opening lines on the side of the board where he is under attack. After 20.Rxb5 Rfc8, or 20.Rxb5 Qg6+ 21.Ka1 Qc6, White is behind in development and under strong attack.
Nov-06-08  hedgeh0g: I saw the Rfc8 line and the Qc6 line, but missed the check intermezzo. From the lines I saw, Nd4 covers most threats (Rc2, Qc6, b5, etc.). I figured the reason probably lay in the answer you gave, but couldn't find any concrete continuations for Black.
Apr-11-15  Mating Net: The plausible 27.Qxb5 would lose instantly to 27...Nc3+ followed by 28...Rb7 winning the Queen.


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A fine example of how the player on the verge of victory has to be careful.

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