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Jan van der Veen vs A Mol
NED-ch H corr (1986) (correspondence), Netherlands
English Opening: General (A10)  ·  0-1

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May-17-08  pawnofdoom: Is this a real trap? Or some random game where the queen gets trapped...

9. ... Nxe4 seemed like a weird Queen sac to me. I don't know if it was purposely intended or not. Or black jsut happened to win material back.

Sep-08-08
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  SwitchingQuylthulg: <pawnofdoom> 9...Nxe4!? is theory and was certainly intentional. 12.Kf1? is of course a blunder, but 11.Qe5?! was already too greedy - better is 11.bxc3 as in Y Gruenfeld vs E Prie, 1990, which leads to a highly complicated position after 11...Bxc3+ 12.Kf1 Bxa1 13.Bxc7 Bxd4


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Evaluating this position is far from easy but Black looks no worse and won in the above game Grünfeld-Prie (while J Bick vs G Welling, 1996 was drawn).

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