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Bas van Opheusden vs Ak Hirawan Pg Mohd Omar
11th Essent Open (2007), Hoogeveen NED, rd 4, Oct-15
Sicilian Defense: Smith-Morra Gambit (B21)  ·  1-0



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Jul-23-10  transpo: Jul-22-10 transpo: With 7.Bg5 White has executed,"...A very interesting move order that hides a nasty trap. In the game Immitt-Boudreau, Maryland 1981 he semingly natural 7...h6 was quickly punished by the sharp 8.Qb3! In this position Black is already in trouble because the pinned e pawn can't block the a2-g8 diagonal. Evidently shocked Black blundered and the game ended a- bruptly: 8...Na5?? 9.Bf7+ Kd7 10.Qa4+ b5 11.Ne5!de5 12.Rd1+ Kc6 13.Bd5 Qd5 14.ed5+ Kd7 15.Qa5 hg5
16.Ne4 Black resigns...", (How to defeat the Smith-Morra Gambit: 6...a6, Chess Ent., IM Timothy Taylor, 1993, pg.38 IM Timothy Taylor's book can be found here:

Jul-23-10  transpo: After 7.Bg5 much better is 7...Nf6

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