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Ove C Ekebjaerg vs Pablo Buj
14th Correspondence World Championship (1994) (correspondence), ICCF, Apr-10
Van Geet (Dunst) Opening: Gruenfeld Defense (A00)  ·  1-0



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Oct-08-10  madhatter5: why did black move 24.♖c8?
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  whiteshark: To protect the attacked ♙c5!
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Black resigned as his King will soon be caught in the crossfire from the bishops e.g. <35...Rc6 36.dxc4> and the threat of 37.Bf5.

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  whiteshark: <madhatter5>

Here are some silicons generated* lines/alternatives:

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1) <24...Nb7> 25.a4 c4 26.axb5 axb5 27.Kh1 Nd6 28.Bg5 Rxe1+ 29.Rxe1 Re8 30.Bf4 Rxe1+ 31.Qxe1 Nf7 32.d4 Bf6 33.Qd2 Qd5 34.Qe3 Kg7 0.52

2) <24...Rc8> 25.Rd2 c4 26.d4 Nb3 27.Rde2 Re6 28.Bf4 Rce8 29.Rxe6 Rxe6 30.Rxe6 Qxe6 31.Qf3 Bf8 32.Be5 h5 33.Kh1 Nc5 34.Kh2 Nd7 0.60

3) <24...Rd5> 25.Bd2 Rdd8 26.Rxe8+ Rxe8 27.b4 Nb7 28.Bb3+ c4 29.dxc4 0.69

4) <24...Re5> 25.b4 cxb4 26.axb4 Nb7 27.Bd2 Kh8 28.d4 Ree8 29.Rxe8+ Rxe8 30.Re1 Nd6 0.76

5) <24...Bf8> 25.b4 Nb7 26.d4 cxb4 0.85

*Hiarcs 12; 17 ply depth

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