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Aleksander Wojtkiewicz vs Ivars Kivlan
Latvian Championship (1980), Riga URS
Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian. Open (B32)  ·  1-0

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Aug-12-22  Straclonoor:


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White could win more tellingly - 30.Bxe6!!

30.f4 also powerful

Analysis by Stockfish 070222:

1. +- (28.16): 30.Bxe6 Rxf4 31.Re4 c4 32.Qe8+ Bf8 33.Rxf4 Qc5+ 34.Kh2 Qe7 35.Qxe7 Bxe7 36.Rxf7 Bh4 37.Rf4+ Kg7 38.Rxh4 g5 39.Rxc4 Kg6 40.b4 h5 41.b5 Nc5 42.Rxc5 bxc5 43.b6 g4 44.a5 Kg5 45.Nd5 Kh4 46.Bd7 gxh3 47.gxh3 Kg5 48.Kg3 Kg6 49.a6

2. +- (9.24): 30.f5 c4 31.fxe6 Qc5 32.Qxc5 bxc5 33.Nb5 fxe6 34.Nxd4 cxd4 35.Bxc4 d3 36.Bxd3 Nb8 37.a5 Bh6 38.Bc4 Kg7 39.Rd1 Be3+ 40.Kh1 Nc6 41.Bxe6 Kf8 42.Rf1+ Ke7 43.Bd5 Nxe5 44.a6 Bd4 45.a7 Bxa7 46.Rd1 Bc5

Aug-12-22
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  Fusilli: <Straclonoor> <30.Bxe6!!>

Nice. Not surprising, since black's queen is ridiculously out of play. White saw no need though, since he was winning comfortably anyway.

Aug-13-22  chess.o.rama: Yes, the white continuation is easy to follow. The alternative bishop sacrifice requires more analysis.

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