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Bent Larsen vs Jens Kristiansen
DEN-ch (1991), Lyngby DEN, rd 1, Mar-22
Formation: Queen Pawn Game: London System (D02)  ·  1-0

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Jun-12-07  notyetagm: What a great combination by Larsen:

32.Rg8+!! Kxg8 33.Qd8+ Kg7 34.h6+ Kxh6 35.Ng4+ Kh5 36.Nxf6+ Kh6 37.Ng4+ 1-0

32 ♖d8-g8+!! is a tremendous <DECOY FOR TEMPO>.

The end is 37 ♘g4+ and then

37 ... ♔h6-h5 38 ♕d8-h4#
37 ... ♔h6-g7 38 ♕d8-f6+ ♔g7-g8 39 ♘g4-h6#

It is simply gorgeous how 36 ♘g4xf6+ captures the Black f6-pawn, opening the d8-h4 diagonal for the White d8-queen to give mate on h4 in the first mating variation giving above.

Aug-17-17
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  fredthebear: <notyetagm: What a great combination by Larsen>

Wow!! First, the exchange sacrifice to open the file, then the finishing shot. Larsen sure got his money's worth from his rooks!!

Aug-17-17  tonsillolith: Could anyone enlighten me on White's response to <25...Qxc3>? Not only does it win the pawn holding up White's queenside, but it also threatens check and the d4 rook.
Aug-17-17  tonsillolith: Oh, wait, I got it. It revolves around the pressure White gets on f7 after Qxa7.
Feb-23-18
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  kenmacgillivray: If black on move 32 does not capture the rook but plays 32 ... Kh6 the best I can find for white is a perpetual with 33 Ng4+ Kxh5 34 Nxf6+ Kh6 35 Ng4+ etc.
Feb-24-18  nummerzwei: So what about 35...Kh5 36.Ne5+ Kh6 37.Qg4 Ra1+ 38.Kh2?
Feb-25-20  SuperPatzer77: < nummerzwei: So what about 35...Kh5 36.Ne5+ Kh6 37.Qg4 Ra1+ 38.Kh2?>

OK, let me show you the line below:

32. Rg8+!! Kh6, 33. Ng4+! Kxh5, 34. Nxf6+! (double check) Kh6, 35. Ng4+ Kh5, 35. Ne5+! Kh6, 36. g4! (threatening g5#, which is inevitable) g5, 36. fxg5#

SuperPatzer77

Feb-25-20  SuperPatzer77: < kenmacgillivray: If black on move 32 does not capture the rook but plays 32 ... Kh6 the best I can find for white is a perpetual with 33 Ng4+ Kxh5 34 Nxf6+ Kh6 35 Ng4+ etc. >

OK, let me show you the line below:

32. Rg8+!! Kh6, 33. Ng4+! Kxh5, 34. Nxf6+! (double check) Kh6, 35. Ng4+ Kh5, 35. Ne5+! Kh6, 36. g4! (threatening g5#, which is inevitable) g5, 36. fxg5#

Feb-25-20  SuperPatzer77: kenmacgillivray: If black on move 32 does not capture the rook but plays 32 ... Kh6 the best I can find for white is a perpetual with 33 Ng4+ Kxh5 34 Nxf6+ Kh6 35 Ng4+ etc.

OK, let me show you the line below:
32. Rg8+!! Kh6, 33. Ng4+! Kxh5, 34. Nxf6+! (double check) Kh6, 35. Ng4+ Kh5, 35. Ne5+! Kh6, 36. g4! (threatening g5#, which is inevitable) g5, 36. fxg5#

SuperPatzer77

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