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Piotr Murdzia vs Yuriy Kryvoruchko
Polish Team Championship I Liga (2009), Ustron POL, rd 3, Sep-14
Blumenfeld Countergambit: General (E10)  ·  1-0

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  vonKrolock: powerfull and original atacking play
Apr-21-10  guaguanco: Nice game!
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  Gilmoy: Black sacs a pawn <6.cxb5> to get the fearsome center wedge.

<14.e4> White promptly returns the pawn to prevent Alekhine's e5-e4-d4-d3, and <20.Qxf3> ends up with the more dynamic attacking position.

<20..Nc7> Black's gambit has melted away, and he's stuck paying the long-term interest on the poor Benoni knight -- like Athens' 2004 Olympic bill. It's positionally OK in some defenses ...

<21.Nxg7> ... but not against a K-side blitz. Too slow to fight for e6!

<15..h6?> cedes a hole at g6. White weaves that into his scheme with the star move <18.f4!>, riposting with great energy to open f. After <19.Nxf3> the vile threat of 20.Nh4 and 21.N(g6,f5) makes Black meekly give up the B-pair. With that goes Black's only usefully-developed piece -- a huge non-material cost in <tempi-to-replace-it>!

More deeply, Re8-Pe4 is a long-term strength. White was strategically justified to look for short-term body blows to win first, relying on his overwhelming piece flow to <replace his sacs faster> than Black's replies. In that light, the whole combo is "easy" to find -- just look for every forcing move to never let Black move his Ra8. (If he ever gets that tempo, recalculate.) That's a useful lesson when you're picking a plan around move 16 -- <an smitest thou, quaileth not>, or "event horizon" to a programmer.

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