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Judit Polgar vs Michael Adams
Corus Group A (2005), Wijk aan Zee NED, rd 5, Jan-20
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Chigorin Defense Panov System (C99)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Jan-20-05  Stevens: me too - now they've got past the time control it's gotta be a draw
Jan-20-05  arielbekarov: I think they will agree any minute.
It was down to the right I saw it with the extra 30 minutes time. I can't make the difference between right and left. Ariel
Jan-20-05  Stevens: if black can lure the bishop away from the king's side then obviously ...Qh1 mate. but how can black do this? it does mean that the bishop can't stray but i still dont see a win
Jan-20-05  SCUBA diver: 61. N-e2 looks like a killer
Jan-20-05  InspiredByMorphy: A draw by perpetual for black after 61. ...Nf1+
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  tpstar: I predict Adams will think for 10 minutes, then 61 ... Nf1+ 1/2-1/2.
Jan-20-05  acirce: <SCUBA diver> I agree. Maybe not literally a killer, but creating difficult problems.
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  Gypsy: How is Ne2 answered?
Jan-20-05  Republic of Texas: Wouldn't 62. Qe3 hold against 62. ..., Ne2?
Jan-20-05  ChessMan94: I say Black should take the f pawn and look for a way to win...
Jan-20-05  Stevens: we're about to find out! it's been played! i'm guessing maybe Qe3?
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  Gypsy: I guess we will see.
Jan-20-05  acirce: <Wouldn't 62. Qe3 hold against 62. ..., Ne2?> Maybe "hold" but Black continues to press with 62..Qf1 63.Bf2 Nxc3 64.Bxh4 Ne4 -- now with a passer. Maybe 62.Bf2 is best.
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  Gypsy: We did not consider the pawn endgame yet (I did not) ...
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  Annie K.: 61...Ne2 62. Qe4+ Kh6 (if Kg/h8 Qe8+ repeat as needed) 63. Be3 looks dangerous for black, no?
Jan-20-05  InspiredByMorphy: I dont see how this game wont end in a draw.
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  Gypsy: <    Annie K.: 61...Ne2 62. Qe4+ Kh6 (if Kg/h8 Qe8+ repeat as needed) 63. Be3 looks dangerous for black, no? > Whatch out for 62...dxe4.
Jan-20-05  arielbekarov: Why not Bf2 ?
Jan-20-05  SCUBA diver: Annie, you cannot play 62. Qe4, the queen is lost
Jan-20-05  InspiredByMorphy: Maybe 63.Qg4 would be good?
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  Annie K.: oops, missed the pawn, thanks guys :)
Jan-20-05  InspiredByMorphy: Looks like blacks might come out on top after 63. ...Qxf4+
Jan-20-05  InspiredByMorphy: Nevermind. Overlooked 64.Qxf4 Nxf4 65.Bxh4
Jan-20-05  percyblakeney: Black would still be better after Qxf4+ and so on, but not enough to win I guess?!
Jan-20-05  SCUBA diver: Now black cannot prevent perpetual
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