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Yuri Kruppa vs Oleg Gladyszev
"My Kruppa Runneth Over" (game of the day Jan-26-2007)
RUS-Cup01 Chigorin mem (1997), St Petersburg, rd 8, Nov-01
King's Indian Defense: Four Pawns Attack. Dynamic Attack (E76)  ·  1-0



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Jun-08-05  jamesmaskell: Got it. Tricky one though.
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  Richard Taylor: Calculated all the moves here pretty quickly - it is a nice deflection sac - I saw the Rg8 check - on a good day I wouldn't miss this OTB -
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  Richard Taylor: Instead of 10..e5 10..d5 looks stronger - e5 too easily leads to Black weakneses on the white squares and on d6 - black needs to counter punch in the centre..I analysed it a bit and Black gets some compensation for any pawn loss (eg sometimes a B on d4) - unless a stronger player can tell me what is wrong with the move - but b5 by Black is another idea...
Jun-08-05  The beginner: I thought it was 22 Qh4. It should win also altough it is more complicated.

22 Qh4 ..Bg7
23 Rxg7 ..Kxg7
24 Be5+ ..Rxe5
25 Rd7+ ..Kg8
26 Qxh7 ..Kf8
27 Qh8 mate.

Jun-08-05  wavershadow: What if 22.Bxe5+?
There are two variations for black.

Variation 1:22...Rxe5 23.Rxh7+ Kxh7
24.Rd7+(24...Re7 does not affect the result)24...Kh8(if 24...Kh6 25.Qh4#)25.Qh4+ Kg8 26.Qh7+ Kf8 27.Qf7#

Variation 2:22...Kg8 23.Rf1+ Re6 24.Qxe6#

Please teach me if I made any mistake...

Jun-08-05  Eric Xanthus: wavershadow, you lost track of a rook in your line. In variation 1, black can play 24..Kh6 25.Qh4+ Rh5.
Jun-08-05  DanRoss53: I thought 22. Bxe5+ Rxe5 23. Rxh7+ Kxh7 24. Qh4+ Rh5 25. Rd7+ Kh6 26. Qf4+ Rg5 27. h4 but was obviously being completely oblivious to the passed pawn. (If not for the passer, 27... Qxc5 would give Black the advantage anyway) 27. Qf4+ instead of 27. h6 would lead to a draw-by-repetition.
Jun-08-05  wavershadow: Oh!It was stupid of me to make such a silly mistake.thanks for teaching me.. If than,white would totally lose as
he sacrificed his rock with no purpose
and facing the threat of ...b1=Q+.
The only thing that he can do is to draw by repeating Qh4+ and Qf4+. I am definately wrong than...
Jun-08-05  alexandrovm: 22. Rf8+, black can't take because if RxR then 23. BxB+ Rf6 (only move) 24. BxR++

now, if 22. ...Kg7 then 23. Qg7++

Jun-08-05  alexandrovm: well, my mistake on my second variation, if 23. Qg7+ the king can simply scape to h6 and there is no more checks. But I think it stills win the game...
Jun-08-05  Jimzovich: This one had a sort of "double deflection" if you will. I only saw 22. ...♖xf8 then 23.♗xe5 #. Teaches me a good lesson here, if everything is not in order my opponent could have escaped!
Jun-08-05  duboy77: Where is the game after 22. Bxe5 Rxe5 23. Qh4
Jun-08-05  brainzugzwang: <wavershadow> and <Eric Xanthus> I was looking at 22. Bxe5 too, and I think it also leads to a win. After 22... Rxe5, 23. Rd7 followed shortly by Rxh7+ sets up a mating net, and I think the White king can escape Black's checks — emphasis on the word "think."
Jun-08-05  DanRoss53: <duboy77> 22. Bxe5 Rxe5 23. Qh4? fails to 23... Qxc5+ 24. Kh1 Qc6+ 25. Kg1 Qb6+ 26. Kh1 h5

<brainzugzwang> 22. Bxe5 Rxe5 23. Rdd7? fails to 23... b1=Q (which is the same mistake I initially made...see my previous post)

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  kevin86: To me,the first move was easy,but I missed the sac at g8.Kruppa played some good music on this one.

Chess openings seem to have very unusual names-that sound like titles to European novels---This one, however,has a title that sounds like a Friends episode:"The one with the four pawns". lol

Jun-08-05  YouRang: I also found 22 Rf8+ followed by 23 Qf7+, which ultimately wins at least a rook and leaves white on the attack. It looked 'winning enough' to me.
Jun-08-05  Shokwave: I blew this one: I first looked at Rxh7+, then, when that didn't pan out, tried BxB+...I thought it won, but as others have pointed out, it leads only to a perpetual.
Jun-08-05  kcb: I like very much the combination at the end.I think it's two of the variations it comes to a wonderful mate with the queen at h4 and the king at g5. Does anyone see the same thing as me?
Jun-08-05  kcb: MARIUS DOES.
Jun-08-05  Rama: Why did black abandon 16. ... Ne3. After 17. Qf3 Nxf1, 18. Rxf1 cxd4, all is well and Qf7+ leads to nothing that I can see.
Jun-08-05  Anastasia: my guess 16..Ne3 17.Qf3 Nxf1 18.Qd5+ Kh8 19.Ne6 and count the pieces after the dust settles or maybe

16..Ne3 17.Qf3 cxd4 18.Qf7+ Kh8 19.Nd5 Nxf1 20.Rxf1 and white has some major attackage happening

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  patzer2: White exploits the weakened castled position with the neat deflection sacrifice 22. Rf8+!!
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  thegoodanarchist: what a zesty attack! Very nice game
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  kevin86: "King's Indian Defense-four pawn attack.Dynamic attack" sounds like a chapter of a James F Cooper novel about Hawkeye,and not the one from MASH.

Kruppa sacs one rook so that a stronger one can execute a checkmate.

Jan-26-07  Themofro: Great game.
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