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Yakov Estrin vs Victor (Vytas) Palciauskas
10th World Correspondence Championship (1978) (correspondence), ?
Italian Game: Evans Gambit. Tartakower Attack (C52)  ·  0-1

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Dec-18-02
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  Sneaky: In the final position, the threat is 29. ...Qh2+ 30. Kf2 Rf3+! 31. Kxf3 Qg3#
Dec-18-02  Vilkacis: This is from the 10th World Correspondence Championship that was won by Victor Palciauskas.
Dec-19-02  Sabatini: What if white plays 29. Qd5?
Dec-19-02  ughaibu: Re2 is sufficient.
Dec-19-02  Sabatini: Yes, I see that now.
Oct-12-05  Poisonpawns: Awsome game and nice analysis by the winner.
Oct-03-06
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  keypusher: A model game against the Evans Gambit by the player of the day. As I understand it 11...d5! was a novelty in a position until then thought promising for White.
Dec-27-06  Haeron: Out of interest, what is a better alternative to 9. Nbd2?
Oct-13-07  CapablancaFan: Excellent annotation by Dr. Victor (Vytas) Palciauskas
Nov-26-08  DrGridlock: Palciauskas writes in the annotation to white’s move 18 f4, “the only hope for the attack is the advance of the kingside pawn majority. But this doesn't turn out well because I will have a firm control of the square f5.”

Fritz sees things differently, evaluating the continuation 18 Qg5 h6, 19 Qxe7 Bxh3, 20 Bg5 Rfe8, 21 Qxc7 Bxg2, 22 Kxg2 Qxg5+, 23 Kh3, Qh5+, 24 Kg3, Qg5+ as a small advantage to White (.16). Fritz sees the game continuation 18 f4 as White’s 16th best move option, shifting the advantage to black (-.50).

Palciauskas gives his move 18 … c5 an (!), but Fritz prefers the continuation Rd8 (-.53) to the game move (-.16). White seems to get into trouble with his move 24 Qa6 (-.66). Fritz prefers white to continue 24 Rb1 (-.31). The acid test of Palciauskas’ line and annotation seems to be whether there is an improvement to the line 24 Rb1 Rd3, 25 c4 Rd4, 26 Qa8+ Kh7, 27 Qa4 Qe6, 28 Rb2 Rxc4, 29 Qd1 h4, 30 Qh5+ Kg8 31 Rd1 which is the position Fritz evaluates as -.31.

Qa4 dug white deeper at move 25 (-1.19), while Fritz preferred white to play a4 at move 25 (-.56). White’s e6 at move 27 is a blunder which brings the game to a quick conclusion (Fritz evaluates the position as -4.06 after e6).

May-22-10
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  Jonathan Sarfati: An important theoretical game, played impeccably by the winner of the World Correspondence Champs that year.
Jan-27-11
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  OhioChessFan: 12. exd5 is just begging to be played. If 11...d5 was a novelty, maybe White thought Black had found something to that obvious response.
Jan-27-11
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  OhioChessFan: <DrGrid> yeah, I have to agree about 18. f4. White simply has no advantage here to start an attack. The move looks like one of the many f Pawn pushes on this site that leads to a positionally lost game. Very surprising a CC player would try it.
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