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Judit Polgar vs Benjamin Finegold
Amsterdam OHRA-B (1989), Amsterdam NED, rd 3, Aug-02
Caro-Kann Defense: Panov Attack (B14)  ·  1-0

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Jun-30-05  Koster: I don't like black's opening at all. It's tough to play symmetrical positions a tempo down which black could have avoided with 6..Bb4 or 7.. Nxd5. Not that it's ever easy with black against Polgar.
Jan-15-15  Mendrys: Very brave play by a young Jutit to contest the c file at the first opportunity and allowing 14...Bc4+ and following up with 15. Ke2 putting the king in an uncomfortable looking pin:


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As it turns out she judged correctly and black has no strong followup and the knight on a6 at the behest of theory is looking rather weak. 19...Nd6? looks natural at first glance but is the losing move in a difficult position. Forcing the trade of pieces only enhanced the position of her control of the c file and the superior position of her king all while losing a pawn in the process. From there it was a matter of technique to grind Finegold down.

Jan-15-15  Mendrys: Can this be considered GOT material? If so perhaps a suitable pun, in the spirit of not all puns being based on the player names but on the game itself, could be "Unpin me, Villain!"
Jul-29-19  Jack Kerouac: Suspicious play, Ben..
Jul-29-19  MelvinDoucet: "iffy"
Feb-05-21  Parlour Panther: Never play f6....
Feb-06-21
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  andrewjsacks: "Young Judit" is right, <Mendrys>; check her birthdate.
Feb-06-21  SpiritedReposte: Not many people know the first 17 moves follow the game Rufus vs Doofus 1956. Black seemed OK but lost the thread at the end.

Terrible.

Aug-17-21
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  phenstyle: Polgar is playing like Alpha Zero kinda with the king moves, very nice

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