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Alon Greenfeld vs Colm Daly
Irish Championship (2008), ?, rd 4, Jul-09
Torre Attack: Fianchetto Defense (A48)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jul-16-08  notyetagm: White to play: 37 ?


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Here White played the blunder 37 d4xc5??,


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but Black accepted a draw offer instead of playing the winning move 37 ... ♕g5-e5+!.

(VAR) Position after 37 d4xc5?? ♕g5-e5+!


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The point is that 37 ... ♕g5-e5+! <FORKS> the White h2-king and the e4-square, creating the sequence 38 ♔h2-g1 ♗b7xe4, winning the Exchange and a pawn with a bishop <FORK>.

(VAR) Position after 38 ♔h2-g1 ♗b7xe4


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38 ... Bb7xe4 White c2-rook,f3-queen lined up via e4-forking sq
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