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Anthony Miles vs Zurab Sturua
Heraklio op (1993), rd 6
Bogo-Indian Defense: Wade-Smyslov Variation (E11)  ·  0-1

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Jul-18-03  SEVEN: Is anybody interesting about the finale King+Bishop+Knight againist King?
Jul-18-03
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: I would have played 95...Bb8 96.Ka5 Nd5 97.Ka6 (97.Ka4 Kc5 98.Kb3 Nb4 99.Kc3 Bf4 100.Kb3 Be5 101.Ka4 Kc4 102.Ka5 Bc7+ 103.Ka4 Nd3 104.Ka3 Bb6 105.Ka4 Nb2+ etc. with the same course like in the main line.) 97...Nb4+ 98.Ka5 Kc5 99.Ka4 Kc4 100.Ka5 Bc7+ 101.Ka4 Nd3 102.Ka3 Bb6 103.Ka4 Nb2+ 104.Ka3 Kc3 105.Ka2 Kc2 106.Ka1 Nd3 107.Ka2 Bc5 108.Ka1 Bb4 109.Ka2 Nc1+ 110.Ka1 Bc3#.
Jul-18-03
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: Of course, black could start this mating technique even earlier playing 92...Nb6 93.Ka6 Bb8 94.Ka5 Nd5 etc.
Oct-28-04  Seraph88: This game is simply amazing. It is extremely hard for me and many other players to pull this kinda mate off.
Oct-29-04  offramp: Rule number one:
If you have a black-squared bishop, then you're gonna force the king to a black-squared corner.
Dec-03-05  Chopin: I've studied Bishop and Knight vs King endgames and as <seraph88> mentioned, they aren't easy to pull off.
Jun-15-09  WhiteRook48: Rule number two: if you have a light-squared bishop, then you're going to force the king to a light-squared corner
Jul-09-11  DarthStapler: Rule number 3: You have to force it to the opposite-colored corner first
Jul-09-11  leroquentin: Don't get it... why 76...Ke8? 76...Kg2 isn't the best move to finish the game?
Jun-08-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  scutigera: <leroquentin>: If you have a king that is capable of moving either to e8 or g2 on the same move, you have many opportunities for finishing endgames that are not usually available.
Jun-08-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: <scutigera> If I had only known that in my playing days. (wink)
Dec-27-16  leroquentin: I mean, why 76...K4? And I still thinking that 76...Kg2 is the best move, trapping the rook.

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