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Jan Timman vs Zoltan Ribli
Reykjavik Zonal (1975), Reykjavik ISL, rd 7, Oct-??
Gruenfeld Defense: Exchange. Spassky Variation (D87)  ·  0-1



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  Mateo: Timman's sac was uncorrect as Ribli demonstrated accurately.

20. f5? (20. Bd5 Bd5 21. Qd5 Qd5 22. Rd5 =) de 21. f6 Kh8! (21... Rf6? 22. Qd8 Rd8 23. Rd8 Rf1 24. Kf1 ; 21... Kg8? 22. f7! Rf7 23. Qd8 Rd8 24. Rd8 Kg7 25. Rf7 Kf7 26. Rd7 Kg8 27. Nc3 ) 22. Qb2 Nc4! (22... Qc7? 23. f7 ; 22... Qe8? 23. f7 ; 22... Bd5? 23. f7 ) 23. Qa1 Qc7 24. Rd7 Qc5! (24... Qd7? 25. f7 ) 25. Kh1 Qe5!? (the simplest, leading to a won ending) 26. Qe5 Ne5 27. Rb7 Rc2 28. Re7? (better 28. Ng3 e3! with a big edge for Black; 29. Ra7? Rf6! 30. Rf6 Rc1 31. Nf1 Kg8! 32. Rc7 Rc7 33. Ne3 Ng4! ) Re2 29. Re5 Rf6! .

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