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Markus Wach vs Viktor Korchnoi
Linz (1997), Linz AUT, rd 7, May-23
French Defense: Winawer. Poisoned Pawn Variation General (C18)  ·  1/2-1/2



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  Phony Benoni: <45...?>

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You can see by the result that Black drew this game. Can you figure out how he escaped in this position?

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  FSR: I have seen this position. He went for a fortress with 45...Qxf4! 46.gxf4 Rxc4 47.Qxe6 Rc5. With his pawn structure shot, White has no effective breakthroughs.
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  FSR: I have seen this position. He went for a fortress with 45...Qxf4! 46.gxf4 Rxc4. With his pawn structure shot, White has no effective breakthroughs.
May-28-21  belgradegambit: Another example of a position where Stockfish can’t see it’s a draw but an average player can.
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  perfidious: <That> explains why there are posters who dash off lines and regale all and sundry with how they would hold positions without the slightest difficulty in which even top-class players are hard put to find their way home.

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