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Peter Leko vs Vassily Ivanchuk
Ivanchuk - Leko Rapid Match (2007) (rapid), Mukachewo, rd 14, Oct-28
Sicilian Defense: Scheveningen Variation. English Attack (B80)  ·  0-1



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Oct-28-07  chaarl: 48. ...e1=Q looks more plausible to me, I am sure Ivanchuck would never have missed this.
Oct-28-07  ajile: Yes 48. ...e1=Q is a free queen since the Knight is pinned.
Oct-28-07  XMarxT3hSpot: Well, the time control is <4 m + 2 s/move>
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  amadeus: There was no Ra1 on the live site --

Leko probably resigned after Rd1 or Kd4. He had no time, and Ivanchuk had more than 30secs left.

Oct-30-07  notyetagm: <XMarxT3hSpot: Well, the time control is <4 m + 2 s/move>>

Yes, but Chucky would see 48 ... e2-e1=♕! even if he was in a coma.

Oct-30-07  notyetagm: Damn Ivanchuk's passed pawns were fast in this game.

Position after 36 ♔c1-b2:

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Position after 43 ... e3-e2:

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White's queenside pawn majority has not moved even a single square!

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