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Viktor Kupreichik vs Artur Yusupov
USSR Championship (1987), Minsk URS, rd 3, Mar-??
Russian Game: Classical Attack. Mason-Showalter Variation (C42)  ·  1-0



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  whiteshark: Better was <14...Qd6 15.Nb5 Qc5 16.Nxd4 Qxg5>

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<17.Ne6 fxe6 18.Qxe6+ Kh8 19.Qxe7 Qa5 20.b4 Qb6 21.Bf7 Ng8 22.Qe6> with a balanced position.

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Jul-03-08  Whitehat1963: Complex, tactical look at the Player of the Day winning against the Opening of the Day.
Jul-03-08  Operation Mindcrime: ♗xh6! appears to be one of Kupreichik's signature moves.... This game reminds quite a bit of Kupreichik vs Sveshnikov 1986, where he plays a similar sacrifice, followed by a rook-lift threatening the exposed king.
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  whiteshark: <Operation Mindcrime> Here is the ♗xh6 game you were referring to: Kupreichik vs Sveshnikov, 1986
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  whiteshark: <Better was <14...Qd6 15.Nb5 Qc5 16.Nxd4 Qxg5>>


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White to move

1) +0.13 (30 ply) 17.Ne6 fxe6 18.Qxe6+ Kh8 19.Qxe7 Qf4 20.Qc5 Ne4 21.Qd4 Nd6 22.Qxf4 Rxf4 23.Bd5 Re8 24.g3 Rf5 25.f4 Re2 26.b4 g6 27.Rd3 g5 28.Bf3 Re7 29.fxg5 Rxg5 30.a3 Rge5 31.Bd5 Kg7 32.Rc1 Rg5 33.Bb3 Rf5 34.h4 a6

2) -0.62 (29 ply) 17.Qf3 Rab8 18.g3 Bc5 19.h4 Qg4 20.Qxg4 Nxg4 21.Nb3 Bb6 22.Be2 Nf6 23.Bf3 Rfe8 24.Nd2 c6 25.Nc4 Bc7 26.Rfe1 Rxe1+ 27.Rxe1 Kf8 28.Rd1 g6 29.Kf1 Re8 30.g4 Rd8 31.Ne3 Rxd1+ 32.Bxd1 Nd7 33.g5

3) -0.71 (29 ply) 17.Qb3 Qc5 18.Qc2 a5 19.Nf5 Rae8 20.Rfe1 Bd6 21.g3 Rxe1+ 22.Rxe1 g6 23.Nxd6 cxd6 24.Bd3 Qxc2 25.Bxc2 Re8 26.Rxe8+ Nxe8 27.f4 Nf6 28.Bd1 b6 29.Kf2 Kf8 30.Be2 Ke7 31.Ke3 Kd7 32.Kd4 Kc6 33.Bf3+ Kb5

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 8 v270317

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