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Vladimir Simagin vs Aleksander S Nikitin
Kislovodsk (1966), Kislovodsk URS, rd 6, Jul-31
Formation: King's Indian Attack (A07)  ·  1-0



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Oct-20-03  Shadout Mapes: The final position is one of those where you know black is completely lost. The king has no room, and white is threatening sacrifices all over f7 and e6.
Oct-20-03  drukenknight: I am not so sure shadout, have you looked at the position much? Are there any moves that force other moves?
Oct-24-03  drukenknight: Shadout what is wrong w/ 32...Nb8?
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  Honza Cervenka: 32...Nb8 33.Qe7 Qxe7 (33...Qe1+ 34.Kh2 Qxf2+ 35.Bg2 Bf1 36.Qxf8+ Kxf8 37.Rxb8# or 35...Qb6 36.Nxf7 Rxf7 37.Qe8+ Rf8 38.f7+ Kh8 39.Qxf8# or 35...Qxb2 36.Nxe6 Rc8 37.Nd8 and the mate is unavoidable.) 34.fxe7 Re8 35.Nxe6 etc.
Oct-24-03  AdrianP: <Honza> I like your line...

My initial thoughts were that 33. Bxe6?! was the way to go, but that clearly fails to Qe1+.

Then I had a look at simply the quiet 32. Kg2?! (making Bxe6 a real threat) but B clings on after 32. d4! and even gets some dangerous counterplay with the passed d-pawn...

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