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J Zacharias vs Fernando Rubio Aguado
Sao Paulo (1957), rd 9
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B96)  ·  0-1

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Feb-18-18  Delboy: The queen sacrifice and ensuing threats only work with the quiet follow-up 23. ... Bd6.

If black plays 23. ... Rd2+ instead (other discovered checks allow 24. Rxd5), then white saves himself with 24. Rf3 Rxd1+ 25. Kg2

After 23. ... Bd6, then 24. Rxd5 does not work because of 24. ... Rxh2+ 25. Kg1 Rg8+ 26. Qg3 Bxg3 27. Rd3 Rxc2, with a better endgame

After the further quiet move 25. ... Rdg8 white is helpless

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