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John Nunn vs Viktor Korchnoi
World Team-ch 1st (1985), Lucerne SUI, rd 9, Nov-26
French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Variation (C11)  ·  0-1

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Jan-06-03  ChessPraxis: Black played a perimeter game here (to borrow a term from basketball). I wonder how Nunn felt when Korchnoi's "bad" Bishop started marauding behind enemy lines?
Jan-08-03  drukenknight: what about 33 Rf6?
Jan-08-03  Cyphelium: 33. Rf6 Na4+ and white has no good square for the king:

a/ 34. Kc1 Bf3+ 35. Kd2 Rd1+ 36. Kc2 Rxc3 mate

b/ 34. Kb1 Bf3+ 35. Kc2 Rxc3+ 36. Kd2 Rd1 mate

c/ 34. Ka3 Rxc3+ 35. Nb3 Bxb3 36. axb3 Ra1 mate (cool one!)

d/ On 34. Ka1 I can't see any mate =( ...but after 34.- Bf3+ 35. Bb1 Nxc3 36. Rxe6+ Kd8 white will lose the bishop on b1.

Jan-16-03  drukenknight: in your last line above, what about 35 Bf1?
Nov-14-08  veerar: Great game by Kortschnoi!21 f5 makes the K pawn weak.23b4,seems to be a blunder,but Black already has an easy game.
Nov-14-08  veerar: 15.h4 seems better.
Nov-14-08  veerar: 15.Nb5 is also good.

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