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Ljubomir Ljubojevic vs Lev Polugaevsky
2nd AVRO (1973), Hilversum NED, rd 7, Jun-19
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Polugayevsky Variation (B96)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Aug-08-11  lost in space: I like this game and asking myself how the game would have continued after 15. Ndxb5.

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Maybe 15...Rd7 16. Qc4 Bb7 17. Rxd7 axb5 18. Qc7 Nxd7 19. Qxb7 b4 and I see no clear winning plan for white.

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Or did I miss something?

Aug-09-11  vonKrolock: 15. ♘dxb5 ♖d7 16. ♕c4 ♔d8!? Not asserting that this was something to be missed, but it's at least 'historical' Wolff vs Polugaevsky, 1993
Jun-02-18  Howard: The move 12...Qxf6 was repeated two years later when Mecking played it against Ljubo. Ljubo not only won, but he also took first place in the tournament.
Jun-02-18  Howard: The move 12...Qxf6 was repeated two years later when Mecking played it against Ljubo. Ljubo not only won, but he also took first place in the tournament.

By taking White's advanced BP, Black is neglecting his development but pocketing a pawn. Is it worth it ?

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