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Francisco Vallejo Pons vs Ruslan Ponomariov
Linares (2003), Linares ESP, rd 14, Mar-09
Queen's Indian Defense: Classical. Traditional Variation (E17)  ·  0-1



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Sep-17-04  alspookyd: The last four moves of this game show an instructive fight for the opposition
Sep-22-06  think: Well, I got out my board and worked this endgame out to the end, very instructive. The whole thing is pretty much forced. I picked the variations where white holds on the longest.

54. Kg5 Kg7 55. Kh4 Kh6 56. Kg4 g5 57. Kf5 Kh5 58. Kxe5 g4 59. Kf4 Kh4 60. e5 g3 61. Kf3 Kh3 62. e6 g2 63. Kf2 <or 63. e7 g1=Q 64. e8=Q Qf1+ and black wins the queen> Kh2 64. e7 g1=Q+ and black wins

I encourage others to work this out. Certainly an instructive king-and-pawn endgame.

Sep-23-06  positionalgenius: <think>Yes,this is a very instructive endgame.
Apr-02-08  zoat22:

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Apr-02-08  zoat22: amazing game
Apr-29-09  freeman8201: Moves 18...Rc8 & 19...Rd8 are just mysterious to me.
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