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Viktor Korchnoi vs Krunoslav Hulak
Zagreb Interzonal (1987), Zagreb YUG, rd 10, Aug-??
King's Indian Defense: Orthodox Variation. Classical System Neo-Classsical Line (E99)  ·  1-0



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Jun-03-06  KingG: It says there are two scores for this game in this database, but surely it's not too difficult to see which one is correct. 17.Ndc8? is leaves the knight en prise, an is completely losing, while 17.Nbc8 protects the knight, and keeps Black in the game. It's also a bit strange that the knight is hanging for so long, and Korchnoi never captures it.

Additionally, 17.Nbc8 is given as the correct move in my Fritz database.

Sep-11-06  KingG: Obviously i meant 27...Nbc8 in the above post.
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  valiant: V. Kortchnoi's 13.Nb5 won the theoretical novelty prize (SchackInformator#45)
Mar-30-08  Granny O Doul: I think this Nb5 thing was done by Leonid Bass before Korch. You'd have to ask him, though.
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  kamalakanta: What a great achievement! After 36. Rcb1 the Black Queen will be trapped!
Jul-09-08  ajile: This game is being featured at in a video but they aren't showing the analysis. So I looked it up here.


Supposedly there is an answer to Korchnoi's new move that will be discussed. Anyone here know what Black's best move is after 13.Nb5?

Jul-09-08  ajile: Piket vs R Douven, 1988

Here is one answer:

13.Nb5 b6!

Jul-09-08  ajile: And here Korchnoi himself gets beaten with 13..b6.

Korchnoi vs Jiangchuan, 1990

Jul-10-08  capatal: <This Week's Chessbase Show: Killing the King's Indian With Korchnoi.> W/Master Dennis Monokroussos

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  kingscrusher: Painful game. Victor did cane the KID a lot.
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  Fusilli: <valiant: V. Kortchnoi's 13.Nb5 won the theoretical novelty prize (SchackInformator#45)>

And 13...a6 is the natural knee-jerk reaction. As it turns out, White won all four games in this database with 13...a6. Today the favored move is 13...b6.

Jan-20-14  Garech: GOTD material!


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