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Gert Jan Timmerman vs Fritz Baumbach
50th World Champions Jubilee Tournament (2003) (correspondence)
Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian. Open (B32)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Nov-10-15
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  whiteshark: <12...Qa5> and the subsequent exchange sacrifice has been an improvement over 12...Rfc8 which had been played a few years earlier between these two Corr Champs:

[Event "Massow mem-A corr9599"]
[Date "1996.??.??"]
[White "Timmerman, Gert Jan"]
[Black "Baumbach, Fritz"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B36"]
[WhiteElo "2747"]
[BlackElo "2539"]
[EventType "tourn (corr)"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4 Nf6 6. Nc3 d6 7. Be2 Nxd4 8. Qxd4 Bg7 9. Bg5 O-O 10. Qe3 Be6 11. O-O Qb6 12. Qd2 Rfc8 13. b3 a6 14. Rac1 Rab8 15. Kh1 Qa5 16. f4 b5 17. f5 b4 18. fxe6 bxc3 19. exf7+ Kxf7 20. Qe3 Kg8 21. e5 dxe5 22. Rc2 Rd8 23. Qa7 Re8 24. Be3 Bf8 25. c5 Kh8 26. Bc4 Bg7 27. Rfc1 e6 28. Qxa6 Qxa6 29. Bxa6 Nd5 30. Re2 Nb4 31. Bc4 e4 32. g3 Nd3 33. Rb1 Re7 34. Bg1 Rc7 35. Rxe4 Nxc5 36. Re2 Rd8 37. Be3 e5 38. Kg2 e4 39. b4 Nd3 40. Bb3 Bd4 41. Bg5 Rf8 42. Rxe4 Bg7 43. Bc2 Rf2+ 44. Kg1 Rxc2 45. Re8+ Bf8 46. Rxf8+ Kg7 47. Rf3 Rd7 48. Rd1 Ne5 49. Rxd7+ Nxd7 50. a4 Nb6 51. Bf6+ Kg8 52. Rxc3 Ra2 53. b5 Rxa4 54. Rb3 Nd5 55. Bg5 Ra5 56. h4 Ra7 57. b6 Rb7 58. Rb5 Nc3 59. Rc5 Na4 60. Rc8+ Kf7 61. Rc4 1-0

Feb-22-19  Saniyat24: After the black king hides in the h corner with 37...Kh7, with the two White rooks in the b and c-file and the bishop in d2 guarding both the knight and the White queen sets up a really beautiful position...!

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