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Jesus Diez del Corral vs Viktor Korchnoi
Olympiad (1978), Buenos Aires ARG, rd 9, Nov-03
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Saemisch Variation. Accelerated (E24)  ·  0-1

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Feb-12-14
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  perfidious: <ray keene> used this as an illustrative game in a monograph on the Nimzo-Indian many years ago, and in my view, 5....d6 provides an interesting and lesser-explored alternative to the main lines.

Del Corral probably figured he was going to get an attack for the piece after 21....gxh4, but Korchnoi's response shattered his dreams.

May-14-18
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  fredthebear: 8 Pawns Remain Game:

Gufeld vs Kavalek, 1962

May-14-18
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  fredthebear: Feb-12-14 McGee wrote:

For those of you who love chess coincidences, here's Korchnoi also in an Olympiad, also winning with Black on move 32, also with all of his eight pawns on the board, also pieces down..

J Diez del Corral vs Korchnoi, 1978

..and then going on to Kavalek in the final round of the same Olympiad to win gold on board one

Korchnoi vs Kavalek, 1978

May-14-18
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  fredthebear: Korchnoi's Gold Medal Game:

Korchnoi vs Kavalek, 1978

Thank you for the post, McGee! (FTB could not copy three links at once, but McGee's post has been forwarded for the sake of interested readers.)

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