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Lev Polugaevsky vs Ljubomir Ljubojevic
Bugojno (1980), Bugojno YUG, rd 5, May-??
English Opening: Symmetrical. Anti-Benoni Variation (A31)  ·  1-0

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Dec-07-05  Mating Net: I really like this game. It is a prime example of a Q side attack. White accumulates several small advantages and grinds out a solid win with a string of steady, solid chess moves.

White makes sure that Black's b7 Bishop is "biting on granite" after 6.f3 and 7.e4 and that his heavy pieces are tied down to defensive roles.

All of White's pieces are trained on the Queen side supporting his 3-2 pawn majority. The pawns advance, and White gets 2 connected passed pawns on move 26. Black is forced to part with a Bishop and the rest was, as the saying goes, a matter of technique. White undertakes a gradual liquidation of the Black camp that is wholly appropriate when one is ahead in material.

Tactical combinations are more spectacular, but you have to be able to grind out a win as well to be a well rounded player.

May-12-15  fispok: Here polgaevsky demonstrates the patience required to take down the hedgehog formation.
May-12-15
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  Fusilli: Positional jewel indeed.
Sep-13-21
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  kerpa: briefly discussed by John Watson in Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy, p. 34 as an example of an effective queenside majority.

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