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Mladen Zelic vs Dinko Brumen
Zagreb op-A (2008), rd 5, May-12
Sicilian Defense: Smith-Morra Gambit (B21)  ·  1-0



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Jun-28-08  hitman84: Nice miniature! This guy knows the opening very well. The d5 square is vital in the Morra Gambit opening.
Jun-30-08  Zygalski: After 19...Be6? it's lights out.

16.Bd5!? looks ludicrous at first glance, but shows powerful positional awareness by Zelic, because after 16...exd5 17.Rfe1 f6 18.Nd6+ Bxd6 19.Qxd6 both the d5-pawn and Ne5 are under threat.

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Mar-05-10  mattdope: 15 Bxf4?
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  Gilmoy: <15..Bxf4> lets White wriggle out with a perpetual: 16.gxf4 Qxh4? 17.Nd6+ Kd8[] <17..K(e7,f8) 18.Nf5+> 18.Nxf7+ Ke8[] <18..Kc7 19.Qd6#> 19.Nd6+ Kd8 =.

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