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Alexander Shabalov vs Alexander Ivanov
URS (1987)
Torre Attack: Classical Defense. Nimzowitsch Variation (A46)  ·  1-0

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Dec-22-06  who: 17.Qxh6! must have been a shock. 17...cxb5 doesn't work because of 18.Ng5 followed by moving a rook to h4 and mate.

21...Rd6 and white's attack is diffused. For instance 22.Ne5 Qf6. So white would have to take the perpetual after 22.Qh4 Qf6 23.Qh7+ Kf8 24.Ne5 Be6 25.Nxg6+ Qxg6 26.Qxg6 Kxe7


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Apr-03-07  Whitehat1963: Why not 21. Qxg6?
Apr-03-07
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  Gregor Samsa Mendel: <Whitehat1963> My guess is that after 21 Qxg6+ Qg7 white didn't like the choice of either exchanging queens and losing the attack, or retreating the queen and losing time. 21 Re7 retains the threat of Qxg6 under circumstances that are less pleasant for black.

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