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Viswanathan Anand vs Anatoly Karpov
Eurotel Trophy (2002), Prague CZE, rd 5, May-04
Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch Variation (C42)  ·  1-0



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May-06-02  bishop: 30...Qf6? a rare oversight for Karpov,he should have played ...Qg7 or Be8 or Nd8.
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  offramp: I don't think 30....♕f6 is the lemon, because all of the other suggested moves also lose

30...♕g7 31.♕b1 b6 32.♕b5 ♘b8 33.♕c4 Anand;
30...♗e8 31.♕h8+ ♔e7 32.♗a2 Anand(32.♗g2) ;
30...♘d8 31.♗xf7 ♕g7 32.♕xg7+ ♔xg7 33.♗a2 Anand

The bad move was 27...g5 [27...g6 is better: 28.h5 g5 29.♘d5 ♕e6 30.♕h7 ♘e7]

Feb-15-05  watchchess79: I am little new to chess. Can anybody tell me what happens if 31> .. QXf7.
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  offramp: 31...Qxf7 32.Ng6+ Ke8 33.Qh8+ Qf8 34.Qxf8#
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