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Anthony Miles vs Tom O'Donnell
Canadian Open (2001), Sackville CAN, rd 9, Jul-14
Formation: Queen Pawn Game: London System (D02)  ·  1-0

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Dec-30-03  Taidanii: Very nice pawn endgame.
Dec-30-03  Dr Young: f5 kills
Dec-30-03  skakmiv: 16..Qxd1?
Dec-30-03  slapwa: 16 ... Qd1 17 Qc6 mates
Dec-30-03  skakmiv: How can I overlook that move? LOL
Dec-30-03
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  Sneaky: They play wild chess in "Sackville" ;-)
Nov-11-08
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  ketchuplover: 16...Bxa6 looks playable to me.

Why did black resign? Isn't 53...Kf1 good enough for a draw?

May-29-09  totololo: This is how a master can fool you in a draw game .... better learn basic endings!
May-29-09  shalgo: If 53...Kf1, then 54.f5! gxf5 55.Qf4+

If 15...Bxa6, then 16.Rxd6 Rxd6 17.Re1--White has queen for rook and bishop, though Black's position is solid.

Was O'Donnell playing for a win in the ending? Does White have anything if black just plays 35...Kc5 and then shuffles his king back and forth?

Mar-19-20  tomohawk52: Yes, I was playing for the win. It was a miscalculation in time trouble. Back then no electronic clocks, so no increment. :-D

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