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Alexei Barsov vs Lucas Brunner
Bern op (1994), Bern SUI, rd 9, Feb-??
Queen's Gambit Accepted: Furman Variation (D27)  ·  1/2-1/2



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  ChessCoachClark: This game has been cited in The Chess Kid's Book of the King and Pawn Endgame, pp. 90-91, as an example of the advantages of the outside passed Pawn.

In fact, MacEnulty shows that the game could have been won by Lucas Brunner if he had played a different line beginning with move 38:

38. ... Kb6
39. f3 Kc6
40. e4 fxe4
41. fxe4 Kd6!
42. Kxb5 Ke5
43. Kc5 Kxe4
44. Kd6 Kf4
45. Ke6 Kg3
46. Kf6 Kxg2
47. h4 Kg3
48. Kg5 h5! wins

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