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Alexander Kotov vs Andre Lilienthal
Budapest Candidates (1950), Budapest HUN, rd 2, Apr-12
Gruenfeld Defense: Russian. Prins Variation (D97)  ·  1-0

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Apr-23-12  zydeco: Amazing combination: mate in 8 with 35.Rd8+! Even more impressive is the idea with 24.Be7 (after refraining from developing the bishop for 24 moves) to cut off defense of f7.
Apr-23-12  vovan47: So, mate is:
37.♖e8+ ♔c7 38.♖e7+ ♔d6 39.♖d7+ ♔e6 40.♕d5+ ♔f6 41.♖xf7+ ♔g6 42.♕f5# How the hell he managed to calculate it?
May-29-13  zydeco: I don't get 26.b4 -- handing black a passed pawn and delaying the attack. Is it so important to keep the black knight off c5?
May-29-13  Nerwal: <I don't get 26.b4 -- handing black a passed pawn and delaying the attack. Is it so important to keep the black knight off c5?>c5 is certainly important as a whole, and not only for the black knight : for instance 26. ♘xg6 ♖c5 is dubious for white.
May-14-22  cehertan: It took me a minute to understand the meaning of the moves 23.Bg5 (after Be3 the move before) and the reply 23..Rcc8. 23.Bg5 threatened the pseudo sacrifice 24.Qxc6! and 25.d7 with advantage, hence the rook retreat. As for 26.b4! Nerwel, it was a strong master move that left black in a quandary, renewing the threat of Nxg6 while leaving the black Na6 misplaced, or neutralizing blacks c-pawn trump if he takes en passant. (That being said, my engine likes 26.f4 even better.)

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