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Andre Lilienthal vs Rashid Nezhmetdinov
URS-ch21 (1954), Kiev UKR, rd 7, Jan-17
Benoni Defense: Hromadka System (A57)  ·  0-1

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Jan-02-06  Timothy Glenn Forney: 27...Qxh3! another deep exchange sac and combination.33.Rc8!! a brilliant finish,I know he calculated this deflection with the Queen sac.
Dec-23-12  leka: 9. dxe6???? The finnish player Kaarle Ojanen elo rating 2563 world ranking 89th beat Paul Keres in 1960.Ojanen played bishop d3 knight e2 f4!!.Ojanen was not a pro.He had a job.The British have robbed this line from Ojanen.They called it a Penrose Tal line.It is Ojanen Keres line.Spassky should have played against Fischer in WC match game 3 like Ojanen.Spassky played queen c2 and lost.Korchnoi played g3 bishop g2 against Kasparov in 1982.Both Spassky and Korchnoi lost their games.Ojanen line the against The Benoni
Oct-10-15
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  zydeco: <Timothy Glenn Forney> I doubt Nezhmetdinov saw the whole thing when he played 27....Qxh3. The queen sacrifice is forced and actuallyemerges ahead material, although in an extremely complex position.

33....Rc8 is just a jaw-dropping move, breaking the queen's connection to c8. White can't stop 34....Rg8+ 35.Kxh3 Bc8#.

Oct-10-15  King Radio: 33 ...Rc8 is one of my favorite ever finishing moves. What a battle royale of a game.
Oct-17-15
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  Mating Net: 27...Qxh3 was a nice shot, but an easy decision for a super tactician. Black maintained the initiative, restored piece equality, and had the safer King. One more thing, he was Super Nez.
Oct-30-16  bla bla: whay white resing?
Oct-30-16  FairyPromotion: <bla bla> 33...Rc8!! is a spectacular in between move, designed to deflect the white queen from the defense of the c8 square. The point is that if white doesn't give up the queen, 34. Qd4 Rg8+ 35. Kxh6 <Bc8#> is checkmate.
Mar-30-17  erony: True, if you don't see 33...Rc8!!, there is no win at all. But Black is not winning after 27...Qxh3! (and 27 Rh3! was even the best move).

The decisive mistake is 30 Nd4? : this is surprising, because you block the passed pawn and limit the strong Bb7, but is true. After 30 Re1! nothing is clear.

Mar-30-17  Timi: Black to play 33...? Saturday puzzle maybe
Nov-12-18  nummerzwei: Black comes out two pieces up after 32.Ng3+ Rxg3+ 33.fxg3 Bd4+ 34.Qxd4 Ne2+.

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