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Boris Spassky vs Carlos Enrique Guimard
Gothenburg Interzonal (1955), Gothenburg SWE, rd 16, Sep-10
French Defense: Alekhine-Chatard Attack. Teichmann Variation (C13)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Aug-28-19  Lander: Muy bueno Guimard creador de la variante 1.e4-e6 2. d4-d5 3.Cd2- Cc6!? Variante Guimard.
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  whiteshark: 1st Q: What's wrong with taking the ♕ with <22...dxe4>?

A: <22...dxe4 23.Bxe7+ Kxe7 24.Nc6+ Kf6>

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White to move

1) +7.40 (25 ply) 25.Nd2 Qa6 26.Nxe4+ Kf7 27.Nd6+ Kf6 28.Rh3 Qxc6 29.Rf3+ Qxf3+ 30.gxf3 Rf8 31.Bd3 Ke7 32.c5 Bd7 33.Be4 Rf4 34.c6 Bxc6 35.Bxc6 Rxh4 36.Ne4 a5 37.Rd7+ Kf8 38.Ra7 Rh5 39.Ra8+ Ke7

2) +6.96 (24 ply) 25.Ng5 g6 26.Nxe4+ Kg7 27.c5 Rf8 28.h5 Bb7 29.Nb4 Qa5 30.Rd7+ Rf7 31.Rxf7+ Kxf7 32.Nd6+ Kf6 33.Nxb7 Qa1+ 34.Kc4 a6 35.Nd3 e5 36.Kd5 Qd4+ 37.Kc6 e4 38.Ne1 e3 39.fxe3 Qe4+ 40.Kc7 gxh5

3) +4.00 (24 ply) 25.Nfe5 Bb7 26.Nd7+ Kf7 27.Nce5+ Ke7 28.c5 Rc8 29.Bc4 a5 30.Rhe1 Qa3 31.Re3 a4 32.Rg3 g6 33.h5 Rxc5 34.Nxc5 Qxc5 35.Rd7+ Ke8 36.Rxb7 Qxe5+ 37.Kc2 axb3+ 38.Bxb3 Qf5 39.Rc3 Kd8 40.Kc1 Qxf2 41.Bxe6 Qf1+ 42.Kc2 Qe2+ 43.Kb3 Qd1+ 44.Kb2 Qe2+ 45.Ka3 gxh5 46.Rxh7

1.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

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  whiteshark: It seems that Spasski missed a huge opportunity by not playing the counter-intuitive <25.Kd3!>:

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Black to move

1) +2.05 (28 ply) <25...Qxb3+ 26.Ke2 dxe4 27.Bxe7+ Kxe7 28.Nc6+> Kf6 29.Nd2 Qc2 30.Rh3 Bb7 31.Na5 Ba8 32.Nb3 Rf8 33.Ke1 Qb2 34.Nc5 Kf7 35.Ncxe4 Kg8 36.Bd3 Bc6 37.Re3 Bxe4 38.Bxe4 a5 39.Rb1 Qd4 40.Rf3 Rxf3 41.gxf3 a4 42.Rb8+ Kf7 43.Ra8 Qc3 44.Bxh7

2) +2.15 (28 ply) <25...dxe4+ 26.Kxe4 Qxb3 27.Bxe7+ Kxe7 28.Nc6+> Kf6 29.Re1 Qb2 30.Nce5 Ke7 31.Nd3 Qb8 32.Nfe5 Bb7+ 33.Ke3 a5 34.Rb1 Rc8 35.c5 a4 36.Be2 Qa7 37.Bf3 Bxf3 38.Kxf3 a3 39.Rb5 Qa8+ 40.Kg3 Rb8 41.Rxb8 Qxb8 42.Ra1 Qb3 43.Kh3 Qc3 44.Rc1 Qd2

3) +9.64 (28 ply) 25...Bxg5 26.cxd5 Qxb3+ 27.Ke2 Bf6 28.Nc6 exd5 29.Qb4+ Qxb4 30.Nxb4 g6 31.Nxd5 Bd8 32.Rb1 Ke8 33.Rb8 Kd7 34.Ne5+ Ke6 35.Rxc8 Kxe5 36.Ne7 Kd6 37.Nc6 Bf6 38.Rxh8 Bxh8 39.Nxa7 Bf6 40.f3 Kc5 41.Kf2 Bd4+ 42.Kg3 Be5+ 43.Kf2 Bf6

6.0 minute analysis by Stockfish 9 v010218

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