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Daniel Rensch vs Victor Kaminski
Canadian Open (2007), Ottawa CAN, rd 5, Jul-10
Russian Game: Paulsen Attack (C42)  ·  1-0

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Jan-07-11
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  OBIT: IM Rensch discusses the position after 45...f5 in an entertaining lecture on king and pawn endings. Move 46 is a double blunder: 46. Kf3?? Kh7??. Both players were harboring the delusion that after 46...Kh6 47. Kf4 White wins by attaining the distant opposition. However, 46...Kh6! 47. Kf4 Kh5 48. g3 Kh6 49. g4 fg 50. Kxg4 Kg7! (50...Kh7?? 51. h5! and wins - White exchanges the kingside pawns, then picks off the Black b-pawn for the victory) 51. h5 gh 52. Kxh5 Kf6 53. Kg4 Ke5 54. Kf3 Kd4 55. Ke2 Kc3 56. Kd1 ends in a draw.

After 46...Kh7?? 47. Ke3, Kaminsky still had time for the drawing 47. Kh6! but instead played 47...Kg7??, returning to the position after move 45. With a second opportunity, this time Rensch got the move right: 48. Kd4!

The final key point is 52. Kc4!, winning by improving the position of the king. If he had played 52. c4?? instead, the White pawn queens first, but the position after 52...Kg3 53. c5 Kxg2 54. c6 f4 55. c7 f3 56. c8=Q f2 is a draw (57. Qg4+ Kh2 58. Qf3 Kg1 59. Qg3+ Kh1!)

Jan-07-11
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  Sastre: <46.Kd4 Kh6 47.Kc4 Kh5 48.Kxb4 Kxh4 49.c4> would have been winning for White.

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