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Jan Timman vs Viktor Korchnoi
Match (1976), Leeuwarden NED, rd 3, Nov-17
French Defense: Winawer. Advance Variation (C19)  ·  0-1



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  Chessical: Korchnoi's king penetrates Timman's queen-side and ends up victoriously on a1!

<10...f6> is a very interesting idea; Korchnoi plays the whole opening with imagination and aggression.

Apr-17-10  gezafan: Korchnoi was murder with the French.
Apr-20-16  tigreton: It's surprising the easy way Korchnoi wins an endgame one pawn down, all due to the strengh, first of his knights, and later of his passed pawn, both on the d4-square.
Sep-01-17  andrea volponi: 33Re2! Kxc4 -Rxe5 fxe5 -Ke2 Kc3 -Kd1 =
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  Zephyr10: <<andrea volponi: 33Re2! Kxc4 -Rxe5 fxe5 -Ke2 Kc3 -Kd1 =>>

36. ... Kd3 and wins.

May-02-20  andrea volponi: 37h4 Ke4-h5 Kf4-f3 e4 -fxe4 Kxe4-Kd2 Kf4-Kd3 Kxg4-h6 Kg5-a5 Kxh6-a6 Kg5 -Kxd4 Kf4=

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