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Lev Psakhis vs Leonid Yurtaev
Riga ch-URS jr (1980)
Sicilian Defense: Dragon Variation. Yugoslav Attack Modern Line (B76)  ·  0-1



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Oct-15-03  SicilianDragon: A beautiful example of a positional exchange sac leading to a pleasing endgame for black. Curiously enough, 14. h6 is recommended by Nunn's Chess Openings and claims that it leads to a slightly better endgame for White. As far as I can tell, this is the only game with 14...Rxc3. Does anyone have any other games, either their own or otherwise, that reach the same position after 14...Rxc3 because I would interested in people's opinion on this variation.
Jul-05-04  KingPawn: Force mate!I use to like the Ruy Lopez as black.But after I saw the power of the sicilian dragon I have a new pet opening.The rook sak for the winning endgame is just pure genious.
May-22-05  lopium: Why not 21.Bd4xBh?
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  tpstar: 21. Bxh8? Qa1#.

Killer Bishops!

Aug-28-05  gomickeylol: Talk about a dominant bishop pair!
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  Everett: Hmmm... Is <19.Qxb5> refuted by <19..Nxe4 20.Bxe4 Bxd4>?

Yet I don't see anything great for Black after <19.Bxb5>

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