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Lev Polugaevsky vs Gyorgy Szilagyi
Central Chess Club International (1960), Moscow URS, rd 10, Jun-??
Queen's Gambit Accepted: Janowski-Larsen Variation (D25)  ·  1-0



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Jun-18-08  Autoreparaturwerkbau: 30...Kg6? allows imaginative 32.Bf8+! only to connect 2 rooks in beautiful finish.
Feb-13-11  estrick: 30 ... Black to play is #147 in Alburt's Chess Training Pocket Book
Mar-20-11  Orhtej: Nice tactics!
Mar-20-11  Orhtej: A pretty deflection of the rook on the d-file.That's why White has an opportunity to create a two rook mate via Rd3 to Rh3+..Very nice game..
Feb-16-12  syracrophy: A neat combination that should be taken for a Wednesday POTD after 30...♔g6

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31.♖g1+ ♔h6 <Not 31...Kh5 32.Rxh7#> 32.♗f8+!

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A nice decoy to free the 3rd rank for the rook! After the forced 32...♖xf8 33.♖d3! seals black's fate...

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Dec-15-17  clement41: The finish is delightful. Sacrifice, deflection, backward and "quiet" move. Note that 33...Be1 34 Rh3 Bh4 35 Rh4# doesn't help but it could have, so before sacking the bishop white had better seen all these defensive attempts.
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