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Peter Heine Nielsen vs Veselin Georgiev
Dresden Olympiad (2008), Dresden GER, rd 3, Nov-15
Queen's Gambit Declined: Tartakower Defense. General (D58)  ·  1-0

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Dec-03-08
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  Eyal: 8.g4!? was first tried in Barbero vs E Vegh, 1988, but never caught on. This plan of developing a quick K-side attack looks a bit crude, but in this game it proves very effective.

Black's troubles seem to be caused by 15...b5? - Qf6, for example, is probably better. 16.Rxh6! should be winning by force, but 19.Bd3! is more accurate than Qh5 as played by Nielsen (e.g. 19...f5 20.Qh5 Rg6 21.Ne5; or 19...Rg6 20.Neg5+ Kg7/g8 21.Bxg6 and the bishop can't be recaptured), since 22...Rg6 instead of bxc4? could have given Black a fighting chance.

Apr-19-19
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  whiteshark: <18.Qh5!!>, and that's it!


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Indeed, with <22...Rg6!> Black could still have offered considerable resistance.


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May-22-19
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  fredthebear: Man, I thought White had lost his mind. That was quite a ride!

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