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Viktor Korchnoi vs Andrei Sokolov
Montpellier Candidates (1985), Montpellier FRA, rd 13, Oct-30
Queen's Indian Defense: Fianchetto. Nimzowitsch Variation (E15)  ·  0-1

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Apr-04-15  Howard: This game was rated as one of the 30 best games of Informant 40.
May-19-16
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  offramp: A really superb finale! One of the best I have ever seen.

54. Kf4 Rxh4+!!


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Kortschnoi now resigned. If he had played the obvious 55. Qxh4 then 55...Qf3+ 56. Kxe5 Nc4#!


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Any move at all by the white king would be a discovered check followed by a total Black collapse. But there is no move - la partie est fini!

May-19-16  cunctatorg: Thanks for the post; that's a really great and extremely intriguing game!!
Jul-14-16
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  zydeco: This is definitely big-boy chess, but I don't see why white has to give up the room with 49.Rxb2. Maybe 49.Be1 strings together a defense.

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