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Ludek Pachman vs Alexandar Tsvetkov
Moscow (1947), Moscow URS, rd 1, Nov-26
King's Indian Defense: Saemisch. Closed Variation Main Line (E89)  ·  1-0

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Aug-23-03  Marnoff Mirlony: A nice fighting game.
Aug-23-03  Marnoff Mirlony: 12. Bxh6 looks fine with me.
Aug-23-03  bishop: It's fine if you like playing a piece down.
Aug-23-03  Brian Watson: how does 12.Bxh6 lose a piece?
Aug-23-03
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  Honza Cervenka: 12.Bxh6 Qh4+ and Q or Bxh6
Aug-24-03  unclewalter: wasnt the f7 push playable on move 36 too?
Dec-08-03  Resignation Trap: Alexander Tolush annotated this game for the tournament bulletin. 15. Nf5 was a speculative sacrifice, but it turned out well here.

20. Na4


If 20. Ne2 Nxf3 21. Qxb4 Re8. No better is 20. Ne4 Nc4 21. Qe2 Nxe3 22. Qxe3 Nxe4 23. Bxe4 Qf6.

23. Nb6

If 23. g5 Rc8 24. Nb6 Rxc2+ 25. Kxc2 Bf5+ winning for Black.

24...Rb8?

After this move, Black has no counterplay. Instead, Tsvetkov should try 24...Bb5! If 25. Nxa8 Re2. Then if 26. Qb6 Qxa8, or if 26. Qa7 Qa5 27. Bb1 (if 27. Bb3 Nd7) Rxb2 or 27...b3 with a decisive advantage for Black.

Apr-07-10  Talis: [Event "Chigorin Memorial Int'l"] instead of
[Event "Moscow-ch"]

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