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Ramon Ovalle Burgos vs Faisal Khairallah
36th Olympiad (2004), Calvia ESP, rd 3, Oct-17
Sicilian Defense: Alapin Variation. Barmen Defense Modern Line (B22)  ·  1-0

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Apr-02-05  ChessMan94: Seems like Black was either hoping for a stalemate or just wanted to test if White was able to mate with King, Knight and Bishop. Well done Ramon!
Oct-07-05  rexeterna: And don't you just hate when that happens..
Oct-07-05  SnoopDogg: Beautiful game!
Oct-07-05  lentil: i've never seen a case where the N delivers mate in a B + N + K vs K!
Oct-07-05  DutchDunce: This is marvelous! Even Chessmaster couldn't do the B+N mate until about version 9. Freeware GNUchess, on the other hand, has the logic built right in. It's even readable in the source code, although I don't understand it.
Dec-21-05  Shams: 87.Nb3! is my favorite move in the whole ending; it looks for all the world like white's pieces are too loose to hold the black king in. But 88.Nd4 sets up not one but two, conjoining, of the famous knight and bishop "lock" walls. It's like a giant corner lego piece slammed down in the middle of the board, confining black to just two ranks on two sides of the board. If 88...Kf7 the white king just walks through his own wall via the long diagonal, and black is forced into the corner of death. Very nice. confirm:
Jan-31-08  achieve: Well played by Ovalle... The mate could have been played in less moves, but Ovalle follows a transparant and effective procedure, which is the only important thing-- mate in 28 or mate in 31 doesn't make a difference, as long as you control the vital escape squares at all time.
Feb-07-09  WhiteRook48: White missed 96. Kf6 Kh7 97. Kf7 Kh8 98. Kg6 Kg8 99. Nh6+ Kh8 100. Bf6#
Jan-05-12  asianwarrior: Nice minor piece ending
Jan-05-12  Shams: Heh, six years ago is about when I started studying the B+N mate. Of course, it's so much easier to learn these days:

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