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Judit Polgar vs Nigel Short
Dortmund Sparkassen (1997), Dortmund GER, rd 3, Jul-06
Sicilian Defense: Kveinis Variation (B40)  ·  1-0

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Jul-30-05  deadparrot: Strong attack by Judith Polgar, beginning with the offensive pawn sacrifice 10.g4! After 14.f4, Short never finds a way out of his cramped position. The decisive final mistake seems to be 31. ...Qc7, where 31. ...Qb8!? might have offered some chances to survive longer.
May-02-07
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  plang: Very nice attacking game by Polgar. This is a peculiar line. If 5 Nc3..Bc5 6 Na4..Qa5+ 7 c3..Bd4 8 Qd4..Nf6
9 f3..Nc6 10 Qd1..d5 is good for black.
As played, white gets a very healthy initiative. Short probably had better defensive chances with 20..Nf6; covering e4. Seirawan felt that 22 Bc4 would have been stronger; avoiding Short's piece sacrifice 22..Ne5!? Seirawan recommended 24..Qg7 preparing ..b4 and ..e5. 27 Rf6 was very clever; blockading the pawns since 27..Nd7 could be answered by 28 Rf7. Fritz pointed out a forced mate in 8 starting with 33 Rgg6 but, by that point, the position was hopeless for black.
Apr-24-15  ToTheDeath: Great attack. Short's piece sac seems like desperation already.
May-26-19  scholes: This game features in Mathew Sadler book as example of Alphazero attacking style. He says 22 Nf5 would have won faster.
May-27-19  Granny O Doul: 22. Nf5 probably is faster but after ...ef 23. Nxd5 Qd8, be sure to play 24. Bxc4 and not 24. Nf6+ Qxf6!

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