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Gata Kamsky vs Liviu Dieter Nisipeanu
Bazna Tournament (2009), Bazna ROM, rd 8, Jun-22
Formation: Queen Pawn Game: London System (D02)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Jun-22-09  ajile: London System solid as a rock.

But equalizes rather easily for Black.
Still this is a good system for Kamsky which gives him chances to show his middlegame positional prowess.

Jun-23-09  arsen387: if 33.Nxg5 then Rb1 34.Qd2 Qc2! wins material, e.g. 35.Qxc2 Rxe1+ 36.Kf2 Nxc2
Jun-23-09  percyblakeney: Rogozenko gives 45. Nxd5 an exclamation mark and sees it is a winning combination but I wonder if his evaluations can't be doubted in one or two positions.

The winning line is given as <51.Kc5 Ne4+ 52.Kb4!! a5+ 53.Kc4! Nd6+ 54.Kc5 Ne4+ 55.Kc6 Nxc3 56.d6 Ke6 57.a3! Nd5 58.h4 Nf6 59.h5 and White wins> but engines just play 57. ... a4 instead of the immediately losing Nd5-f6 thing and declare it drawn after 58. h4 Ne2.

When I followed the game with Shredder it saw 43. Rg1 as winning in all variations when playing out the lines (could be wrong though).

Jun-23-09  virginmind: <percyblakeney> 24,25,26 ply

716: Kamsky Gata - Nisipeanu Liviu-Dieter, King's tourney 2009


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Analysis by Fritz 11:

43.Rg1 Kd6 44.Rxg3 Re1 45.h4 Rf1+ 46.Kg4 Ng8 47.Kg5 Nf6 48.Kxf6 Rxf4+ 49.Kg5 Rf2 50.a4 a5 51.h5 Ke7 52.h6 Kf7 53.Rg1 (1.72) Depth: 24/37 00:03:36 336mN
43.Rg1 Kd6 44.Rxg3 Re1 45.h4 Rf1+ 46.Kg4 Ng8 47.Kg5 Nf6 48.Kxf6 Rxf4+ 49.Kg5 Rf2 50.a4 Ke6 51.h5 Kf7 52.h6 Rh2 53.Re3 (1.67) Depth: 25/40 00:05:45 545mN
43.Rg1 Kd6 44.Rxg3 Re1 45.h4 Rf1+ 46.Kg4 Ng8 47.Kg5 Nf6 48.Kxf6 Rxf4+ 49.Kg5 Rf2 50.a4 Ke6 51.h5 Kf7 52.h6 Rh2 53.Re3 (1.50) Depth: 26/41 00:09:51 928mN

(me, Iasi 23.06.2009)

Jun-23-09
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  HeMateMe: Does Fritz find any extra chances for Kamsky, having several pawns against the lone Knight?

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