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Mato Damjanovic vs Viktor Korchnoi
Sarajevo (1969), Sarajevo, BIH YUG, rd 13, Apr-??
Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Normal Variation (B45)  ·  0-1

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Jun-20-19  sls: Matting net collapsed!
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  Fusilli: Nothing wrong with what Korchnoi played, but there seems to be no problem with 30...Qxc4.

The end reminds me of those terrible chess scenes in movies where someone says "I have check mate in four moves" and the other one responds "But I, my friend, have checkmate in two," and proceeds to win. In this case, however, Damjanovic had check mate in one!! Too bad it's not his turn to move, and VK has checkmate in a few... Making the nonsense of that typical movie chess scene even more obvious, as the player with checkmate in the *higher* number of moves is the one actually winning the game here!

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