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Jan Smejkal vs Bent Larsen
"Hither and Jan" (game of the day Sep-07-2013)
Milan (1975), Milan ITA, rd 1, Aug-20
Queen's Indian Defense: Classical. Traditional Variation (E17)  ·  1-0

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Sep-09-04
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  Honza Cervenka: 30...Reg8 was a mistake. After correct 30...Rg6 31.Nxg4 hxg4 32.Rf5 white's pressure would be also very unpleasant but with two plus Pawns black could defend his position. If 31...hxg4, then 32.Rf5 and white wins as the Rook on g5 cannot move for mate. Smejkal's finish was powerful and he had to enjoy it, although 39.Qh6 would have been more quickly.
Jul-06-10
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  wordfunph: Smejkal - Larsen


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<Honza> i agree with your eval..

30...Rg6 is the best move, any other move favors Smejkal.

Jun-07-12
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  Gypsy: <Honza Cervenka: ... Smejkal's finish was powerful and he had to enjoy it, although 39.Qh6 would have been more quickly.>

Hmm, move 39. Smejkal probably wanted to make sure of making the time control first.

Sep-07-13  iking: nice game
Sep-07-13  Abdel Irada: By move 16, it became apparent that, in this game at least, <Smejkal hates filthy little bishopses>.

Sep-07-13
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  MJCB: On 31... hxg4, the answer is 32. Rf4 correct?
Sep-07-13
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  MJCB: Just read Honza post (after I posted mine). 32. Rf5 (which I meant instead of Rf4) seems indeed the answer to hxg4
Sep-07-13
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  pikuels: 43 Kf2 gives away the game. Black wins after 43... Qf5+

Interesting game though.

Sep-07-13
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  pikuels: Actually 46... Qf5 also wins. White's idea of pushing the King close to the action is completely wrong, the correct way is to trade Rooks in move 43.

According to Rybka, that is.

Sep-07-13  R101: If 43 ... Qf5+?? 44 exf5. Black root canīt trade white queen
Sep-07-13  weary willy: A Brit writes: what does the punny title mean?
Sep-07-13  catlover: <what does the punny title mean?> I'm not sure either. It's supposed to sound like "hither and yon," which I believe means "everywhere."
Sep-07-13
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  pikuels: God, I set the board wrong (without the e4 pawn).

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-OFxRR08cT...

Sep-07-13
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  Penguincw: 52...Kh7 and 53.f7 and it looks lost for black.


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Sep-07-13
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  kevin86: A strange tactic:white uses his king to break through the black position.
Sep-07-13
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  kevin86: <Penguincw> 53 Qe7+ forces exchange of queens and white can queen his pawn.
Sep-07-13
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  Penguincw: < kevin86: <Penguincw> 53 Qe7+ forces exchange of queens and white can queen his pawn. >

That'll do as well.

Jun-28-14
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  Honza Cervenka: After correct 30...Rg6 white can play also 31.Qe1 Nxf6 32.Qxh4 Reg8 33.Kf1 Rxg2 34.Nxg2 Rg6 35.Rf5 Kg7 36.Ne3!? with sufficient compensation for two Pawns.

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