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Itzchak Veinger vs David Bronstein
Rishon LeZion (1991), Rishon LeZion ISR
Italian Game: Two Knights Defense. Polerio Defense Suhle Defense (C59)  ·  0-1



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  tpstar: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Ng5 d5 5. exd5 Na5 <5 ... Nxd5?! is bad, leading to either 6. d4 (Lolli Attack) or 6. Nxf7!? (Fegatello = Fried Liver)> 6. Bb5+ c6 7. dxc6 bxc6 8. Be2 h6 9. Nh3 <The Steinitz Variation avoids ... e4 hitting the Nf3, yet Black retains the key option of trading ... Bxh3/gxh3 busting White's Kingside and rendering the extra Pawn useless Opening Explorer > g5 10. d3 <10. 0-0?? g4 wins a piece> <[last book move]<>> c5 <10 ... Bg7 11. Nc3 0-0 Grischuk vs V Malaniuk, 2001 ; 10 ... Rg8 11. g4?! c5 12. Nc3 Nc6 G Tkachenko vs G Kuzmin, 1989 > 11. Nc3 Nc6 <Black redeploys the QN toward the center> 12. Bf3 Qd7 13. Ne4 <13. Ng1 g4 14. Be4 Rg8 15. Nge2 Rb8 G Timoshenko vs A Kosikov, 2003 > <[13. Ng1!? ]<>> Nxe4 14. Bxe4 <14. dxe4?? g4> g4 15. Ng1 f5 16. Bxc6 Qxc6 17. f3 c4 18. Qe2 cxd3 19. cxd3 <19. Qxe5+ forces 19 ... Qe6, then 20. Qxe6+ Bxe6 21. cxd3 leaves White a solid Pawn up for the endgame> Bg7 <[19 ... Qd5 20. Bd2 =]<>> 20. h3 g3 <An intentional Pawn sacrifice, aiming for play against White's Kingside> 21. Bf4 <[21. f4!? 0-0 22. fxe5 Bxe5 23. Nf3 =]<>> 0-0 22. Bxg3 <22. Bxe5?? Bxe5 and recapturing loses the Queen> Ba6 23. Qd1 <[23. Qd2!? =]<>> Rad8 24. Qb3+ Kh7 25. Rd1 Qg6 <Hitting the Bg3 while eyeing the Pd3> 26. Ne2 f4 27. Bh4 Rxd3 <27 ... Qxg2? 28. Rg1 Qxh3 29. Bxd8 Rxd8 and White wins the exchange> 28. Rxd3 Bxd3 29. Nc1 <[29. Rg1 e4 30. Bf2 e3 ]<>> Ba6 30. Kf2? <[30. g4 fxg3 31. Rg1 ]<>> Rc8 31. Re1 Rc2+ <[31 ... Bf6 32. Kg1 Bxh4 33. Rd1 Bf2+ 34. Kh2 ]<>> 32. Ne2 e4 33. fxe4 <33. Qxc2? e3+ wins the Queen> <[33. Qd5 Bxe2 34. Rxe2 Rxe2+ 35. Kxe2 Qxg2+ 36. Bf2 Qxf3+ 37. Ke1 ]<>> Qxe4 <White's King is fatally exposed> 34. Qf3 Bd4+ 35. Kf1 Qxf3+ 36. gxf3 Bxb2 0-1 <37 ... Bc3 wins a piece>.

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Oct-13-07  Shams: what, you lose your voice or something <tpstar>? where's the song?
Mar-06-12  Everett: According to this database, it seems Bronstein's 10..c5 was not played before. What a messy position.

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