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Robert Aloma Vidal vs Ivan Cheparinov
"Gore Vidal" (game of the day Jan-03-2019)
XI Anibal Open (2005), Linares ESP, rd 4, Feb-28
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Variation. Gligoric System Exchange at c4 (E54)  ·  0-1



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Mar-17-05  Helloween: A beautiful game by the tournament winner. It is an excellent example of an exchange sacrifice, and also of the type of play Black can generate on an open board in this variation of the Rubinstein.
Nov-27-05  diegoami: 28. Rxg3 Rd1+ 29. Kg2 Qc2+ 30. Kh3 Rf1 is a better variant for white, after 28. hxg3 mate cant be avoided
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: Astonishing sacrifice; Black's compensation does not become clear for a few moves. The second player has done well in the database, but M Antipov vs T Sammalvuo, 2018 might prove a concern.
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  HeMateMe: Nice pun! Good shot.
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  Sargon: <HeMateMe: Nice pun! Good shot.>

Thanks. I punsider you to be a grate punmaster in yore own write...

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  OrangeTulip: Exciting game, good choice!
Jan-03-19  goodevans: What I really like about this game is that both sides had potent threats. <28.Bf5> would have been devastating had it not been for <28...Rd2+>.
Jan-03-19  Ironmanth: A real slug out! Thanks chessgames.
Jan-03-19  tarlzic 1966: Ivan is a beast for sure!!!
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  OrangeTulip: This game keeps me intruiging. What about 27. Txf3 Td8+ ?
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  OhioChessFan: Nice pun.
Jan-03-19  Starkraven: O.C.F. sez: <Nice pun> 'n i av to aks why? ... i meen, t'waz a noice liddl game 4 sur, 'tho no bulls runnin 'round or anifinks? ... 'n just cos Bob's got teh same monika - eh? ... 'ears a <G.V.> quote: "The United States was founded by the brightest people in the country and we haven't seen them since. - endjoy!
Jan-03-19  cormier:

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Analysis by Houdini 4 d 24 dpa done

<1. -+ (-2.05): 19...Qxf4> 20.Kh1 Bxd4 21.Qc2 Rc8 22.Qd2 Qxd2 23.Rxd2 Rxc4 24.b3 Rb4 25.a3 Rxb3 26.Rxd4 Bd5 27.Rb4 Rd3 28.Rb2 f5 29.Rc2 a6 30.a4 Rb3 31.Kg1 Kf7 32.Kf2 Rb4 33.Re2 Kf6 34.g3 g5 35.Rc2 Rb3 36.Rac1 h6 37.Re1 f4 38.gxf4 gxf4 39.Rc8 Rf3+ 40.Ke2 Kf5 41.Rf8+

2. - + (-1.43): 19...Qg4 20.Qc2 Bxd4+ 21.Kh1 Qxf4 22.Qe2 g6 23.Rf1 Qh4 24.Rad1 Kg7 25.Qe1 Qg5 26.Qd2 Be3 27.Qe2 Rd4 28.Rxd4 Bxd4 29.Ba6 Ba8 30.Bc4 a5 31.Rd1 Qh4 32.Rf1 Bc6 33.Rd1 Bb7 34.Rf1 Bc6 35.Rd1

Jan-03-19  cormier:

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Analysis by Houdini 4

<d 24 dpa 1. + / = (0.46): 19.Rad1> Qf6 20.Ba6 Bxa6 21.Qxa6 Bxd4+ 22.Kh1 Bxb2 23.Rxd8+ Qxd8 24.Qxa7 g6 25.Qa4 Qc7 26.Qb4 Bf6 27.a4 Kg7 28.Rb1 Qc6 29.h3 e5 30.Re1 Qc7 31.fxe5 Bxe5 32.Qe4 Bf6 33.Qe3 Qc4 34.Qxb6 Qxa4 35.Qd6 Qb5 36.Kh2 h6 37.Qc7 Qd5

d 23 dpa 2. = (0.00): 19.Be2 Rxd4 20.Qe8+ Bf8 21.Qb8 Qe7 22.Rac1 Rd8 23.Qc7 Rd7 24.Qe5 Qd8 25.Kh1 Bd5 26.Qc3 g6 27.b3 Qa8 28.Qg3 Bc5 29.Rfd1 Qb8 30.Bc4 Bd6 31.Rd4 Bc5 32.Rdd1 Bd6

Jan-03-19  ChessHigherCat: <Orange Tulip: What about 27. Txf3 Td8+ ?>

Don't mean to insist, but Toren = Rook

That's tempting but it doesn't work because white pins the Q afterwards:

1) +1.24 (24 ply) 28.Kg2 Rxe8 29.Bf5 Rxe5 30.Bxg6+ fxg6 31.Kh3 hxg3 32.Rxg3 Bd4 < Starkraven: O.C.F. sez: <Nice pun> 'n i av to aks why? ... i meen, t'waz a noice liddl game 4 sur, 'tho no bulls runnin 'round or anifinks? ... 'n just cos Bob's got teh same monika - eh? ... 'ears a <G.V.> quote: "The United States was founded by the brightest people in the country and we haven't seen them since. - endjoy!>

Looks like those bright people didn't run off in your direction either: "gore" means to severely injure, so it's has a double meaning (but 2 meanings x 1 half-wit = 1 meaning)

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