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Alexander Kotov vs Alexey Sokolsky
Moscow (1947), Moscow URS, rd 12, Dec-15
Dutch Defense: Classical Variation. General (A96)  ·  1-0

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May-26-17
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  plang: 8 Ba3 was imprecise as Black could have responded 8..e5. Black's sharp pawn sacrifice gave him a very promising attack. White defended well and an equal endgame could have been achieved with 23..Bxg4 24 Qxd5..cxd 25 fxg..dxe 26 Rxf8+..Kxf8; instead Black continued to play for a win but after the error 23..Qe6? White started to take over the initiative.

An excellent fighting game that deserves more attention.

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