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Nigel Short vs Vassily Ivanchuk
Capablanca Memorial (Elite) (2010), Havana CUB, rd 1, Jun-10
Trompowsky Attack: General (A45)  ·  0-1

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Jun-18-10  TheGadge: 24. Rxg6? Why this move? Surely 24.Nxf5 leads to a far stronger position. Is this the losing move?
Jun-18-10  zanshin: <TheGadge> Rybka 4 comparison of the two moves:


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[+0.66] d=19 24.Nxf5 exf5 25.Rg3 Rc8 26.Rh3 Be6 27.b3 Kd8 28.Rd4 Kc7 29.Kc2 Kc6 30.Ra4 a5 31.Rd4 d6 32.exd6 Bxd6 33.c4 Bc5 34.Rd2 (0:08:36) 25965kN

[-0.18] d=19 24.Rxg6 fxg6 25.Bxg6 Kf8 26.Nxf5 exf5 27.Bxf5 Rd8 28.Rxd7 Rxd7 29.Bxd7 Bc5 30.Kc2 Ke7 31.Bh3 Be3 32.f5 Bf4 33.e6 Bd5 34.a3 Be4 35.Kb3 Bxh2 36.Kc4 Bf4 37.Kd4 Bf3 38.Kd3 (0:10:49) 32355kN

Jun-18-10
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  HeMateMe: There's nothing sadder than seeing a group of extra pawns slowly get munched on.
Jun-20-10  Blunderdome: Seems like Short saw that Rxg6 could give him 3-4 pawns for the bishop, but not that the resulting endgame was still worse.
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