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Mikhail Shereshevsky vs Yuri S Gusev
Soviet Union (1977)
Benoni Defense: Benoni-Indian Defense. Kingside move order (A43)  ·  1-0

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  watwinc: 12 ... Kxh7 13 Bxe7 Qxe7 14 Qh5+ Kg8
15 Ng5 and black has to give up the queen for knight to avoid mate next move.
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  Phony Benoni:


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The key is trading on e7 first; then it's standard Greek Gift stuff:

<13.Bxe7 Nxe7> [13...Qxe7 14.Qh5+ Kg8 15.Ng5, and 15...Qxg5 is forced] <14.Qh5+ Kg8 15.Ng5 Re8> [hoping to interpose the knight on g8] <16.Qxf7+ Kh8 17.Rd4>, and Black must sacrifice grievously to delay checkmate.

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