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Buenaventura Bong Villamayor vs Wesley So
Battle of Grandmasters (2009), Dapitan City PHI, rd 1, Mar-24
Formation: Queen Pawn Game: London System (D02)  ·  0-1



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Mar-31-09  AliMatok: Puzzle of The Day
Black to Move and Win
Difficulty: Average

Bong Villamayor - Wesley So, Battle of Grandmasters 2009

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  tpstar: 1) 25. cxd5 Rh1+! 26. Kxh1 Qh6+ 27. Kg1 Qh2#.

2) 25. fxg3 Rxg2+! (25 ... Rd2?? 26. Qa5+) 26. Kxg2 (26. Kh1 Rdd2) Rd2+ 27. Kh3 (27. Kg1 Qg2#) g4+ 28. Kxg4 Qg6+

a) 29. Kf4 Rd4+ 30. Kf3 Qxg3+ 31. Ke2 Qe3#.

b) 29. Kf3 Qxg3+ 30. Ke4 Rd4+! 31. Kxf5 Qxe5#/Qg6#/e6#.

Nice win as Black against the London System.

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