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Jan Timman vs Svetozar Gligoric
Bad Lauterberg (1977), Bad Lauterberg FRG, rd 8, Mar-14
Italian Game: Two Knights Defense. Polerio Defense Suhle Defense (C59)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Nov-16-04  refutor: 52.Rd4! was a great defensive resource found by timman
May-26-11  haine92: 43...Kg8 whould be completely winning for blacks . They had to bring their king to the battle instead of closing him on h7.
May-17-18
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  Retireborn: A curious case of chess blindness. Timman plays 31.Qd5 (in Informator the annotator Marjanovic even adds a cheerful !) attacking the pawn on f3, and Gligoric (automatically?) exchanges queens.

In Heidenfeld's book "Draw!" he also adds a ! to 31.Qd5. And yet everybody has overlooked that Black can win at once with 31...f2! eg 32.Qxd7 f1Q+ 33.Kh4 Re4+ or 32.Kg2 Qe7! and White is defenceless.

Interestingly after 33.Bd4 Heidenfeld's note is "Black's threat is ...f2."

So here's a practical tip for annotators; if you notice that someone has got a nasty threat *now*, it may be worth winding back a few moves to discover exactly *when* he started threatening it!

May-17-18  ChessHigherCat: 31...f2 wins easily if white plays Qxd7?? of course but it's not so simple if 31..Kg2. That's probably what G. was thinking when he traded queens, rather than completely overlooking the possibility of f2:

1) -6.44 (25 ply) 31...f2 32.Kg2 Qe7 33.Qd3 Qe1 34.Qf1 Qxd2 35.Bc1 Qxb4 36.Rb5 Qe4+ 37.Kxf2 Rc8 38.Rb2 Rxc2+ 39.Rxc2 Qxc2+ 40.Kf3 Qxf5+ 41.Kg2 Qc2+ 42.Kf3 Re8 43.g4 Qe4+ 44.Kg3 Rc8 45.Bd2 Rc2 46.Qf3 Qxf3+ 47.Kxf3 Rxd2 48.h4 Rd3+ 49.Kg2 Rd4 50.Kg3

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