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Viktor Kupreichik vs Anatoly S Lutikov
Grandmasters-Young Masters (1970), Sochi URS, Oct-??
Modern Defense: Standard Defense (B06)  ·  1-0

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May-02-06  DAL9000: Why 8... h5 instead of 8... Bxf3 and /then/ ... h5 after the recapture?
Nov-16-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: Today's puzzle is not too hard. White wants to plsy Qxe5+. So he gets his bishop d3 out of the way, then takes the black knight on d7.
Nov-16-13  paramount: good puzzle but maybe for yesterday...

Nice

Nov-16-13  LoveThatJoker: <19. Bxb5!>

A) 19...Bc8 20. Bxd7+ Bxd7 21. Qxe5+

B) 19...axb5 20. Rxd7 Qxd7 (20...Kxd7 21. Rd1+ ) 21. Qxe5+ Qe7 22. Qxh8 Qf8 23. Qe5+ is a fine way to continue as after 23...Qe7 24. Qh8+ Qf8, White can decide whether or not he wants to keep Queens on board or whether he wants to simplify into a endgame two pawns up.

LTJ

Nov-16-13  morfishine: A good example of why chess is so alluring: Today, two themes combine to give White a decisive edge. First, a clearance theme with 19.Bxb5, then remove the defender of e5 with 20.Rxd7. Interwoven is a piece sac and an exchange sac. All this is done so White can play Qxe5 at some point achieving a winning position.

<19.Bxb5> Clearance theme opening the d-file

<19...axb5 20.Rxd7> Removes the defender of e5

<20...Kxd7> Forced due to 20...Qxd7? 21.Qxe5+ followed by 22.Qxh8+

<21.Rd1+ Kc6> Best since 21...Kc7 22.Qxc5+ or 21...Ke7? 22.Qxe5+

<22.Rxd8 Rhxd8 23.Qxe5 Rxa2 24.Nd5>

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PM: After reading the posts, I'd agree that concerning the level of difficulty, this POTD is somewhat below a "Saturday level". However, this doesn't detract from the attractiveness of the combination, the richness of the ideas involved, nor the thematic value of the overall forcing sequence.

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Nov-16-13  gofer: White wants to play Qxe5+ as that will win everything. So sacrificing Be3 and exchanging down Rd1 seems like a fair way to achieve that goal.

<19 Bxb5 axb5>
<20 Rxd7 ...>

Okay white has removed the lone defender of Pe5, but what is black's best defence?

20 ... Qxd7
21 Qxe5+ ...

21 ... Kf8
22 Qxh8+ Ng8
23 Nh7+ Ke7
24 Nf5+ Kd8
25 Rd1

21 ... Kd8
22 Qxh8+ Kc7 (or possibly 22 Rd1 Qxd1+ 23 Kxd1 Kd7 24 Qxc5 ) 23 Qxh6

<20 ... Kxd7>
<21 Rd1+ Kc7>
<22 Qxc5+ Kb8> (22 ... Bc6 23 Rxd8 Rhxd8 24 Nd5+ )

<23 Rxd8 Rhxd8>
<24 Nd5 >

~~~

Hmmm, perhaps a little easy for a Saturday, but I enjoyed working out what happened after <20 ... Rxd7>. There are still a lot of options for black, just they all seem to be bad options...

I didn't get the game continuation, but I think black is in a pretty forlorn position...

Nov-16-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: I knew it was 19.Bxb5! Not sure why, but just had a feeling it was right for Sunday.
Nov-16-13  BOSTER: After qame 6 Carlsen vs Anand where computer evaluation 1000.0 !! POTD looks like from another planet.
Nov-16-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  kevin86: white sacs set up a quick win.
Nov-16-13  M.Hassan: "Very difficult"
White to play 19.?
Equal

Opening up the d file can bring opportunities for White:

19.Bxb5 axb5
20.Rxd7 Qxd7
<if...Kxd7 21.Rd1+ Kc7 22.Rxd8 Rhxd8 23.Qxc5+ Bc6 24.Qxe5+ Kb7 and White looses 2R+B and gains Q+N+3p so I think 20...Qxd7 may be better for Black>

21.Qxe5+ Qe7
22.Qxh8+ Qf8
23.Qf6 Rxa2
24.Kb1 Ra6
25.Qe5+ Qe7
26.Qb8+ Qd8
27.Qxb7 Rd7
28.Qxb5+ Kf8
29.Qxc5
White has now a huge advantage of N+3p
time to check

Nov-16-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  agb2002: The material is identical.

The black king in the center and the defenseless rook on h8 suggest 19.Bxb5 axb5 (19... Bc8 20.Qxe5+) 20.Rxd7 destroying Black's center:

A) 20... Kxd7 21.Rd1+

A.1) 21... Kc6 22.Rxd8 Raxd8 (22... Rhxd8 23.Qxe5 Rxa2 24.b4 cxb4 (24... c4 25.Qc5+ Kd7 26.Qxb5+ Kc8 27.Qxc4+, etc.) 25.Nxf7 Nxf7 26.Qe6+, etc.) 23.Qxe5 + - [Q+N+2P vs 2R+B].

A.2) 21... Kc7 22.Qxc5+ Kb8 (22... Bc6 23.Rxd8 followed by 24.Nd5+ looks crushing) 23.Rxd8+ Rxd8 24.Qxe5+ and 25.Qf6 wins more material.

A.3) 21... Kc8 22.Rxd8+ Rxd8 (22... Kxd8 23.Qxe5 and 24.Qxc5) 23.Qxc5+ Kb8 (or 23... Kd7 24.Qxb5+) 24.Qxe5+, etc.

A.4) 21... Ke7 22.Qxe5+ Kf8 23.Rxd8+ Rxd8 24.Qxh8+, etc.

A.5) 21... Ke8 22.Rxd8+ Kxd8 23.Qxe5 looks similar to previous lines.

B) 20... Qxd7 21.Qxe5+

B.1) 21... Qe7 22.Qxh8+ Qf8 (22... Kd7 23.Qxh6) 23.Qf6 + - [N+2P vs B] (23... Rxa2 24.Kb1 followed by 25.Qb6, Rd1, etc.)

B.2) 21... Kf8 22.Qxh8+ Ng8 23.Nh7+ Ke7 24.Rxg8 wins (24... Rxa2 25.Qf6#).

B.3) 21... Kd8 22.Qxh8+ Kc7 23.Qxh6 Rxa2 24.Kb1 + - [2N+P vs B].

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