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Hans Ree vs Robert Huebner
Sukhumi (1972), Sukhumi URS, rd 3, Aug-18
Modern Defense: Averbakh Variation (A42)  ·  0-1

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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-28-19
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  woldsmandriffield:


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A really interesting one! The position is drawn but Hubner's last move 63..Kf5 suckers Ree into a fatal check 64 Rf1+ (instead of marking time with 64 Rc2=).

Hubner though now goes 64..Kg5 (he should play the incredibly subtle 64..Kg6! for reasons which will become clear). The game continued 65 Rc1 and now if 65..Rb2 66 Kc3! keeps it level since Black can't capture the g2 pawn. But he COULD take on g2 if the King stands on g6 since the Rook then has access to the g5 square.

They played some more moves and Hubner obviously figured the position out. He put his second sneaky move on the board: 68..Kg6! when the only move to retain equality is 69 Ra2! and we will see why in a moment. Ree fell into the trap with 69 Rc1? allowing the 69..Rb2 idea.

If instead, Ree had gone 69 Re2, d2, or f2 then 69..c3! wins. The only move to avoid this is 69 Ra2! The reason though is NOT 69..a3 70 Ra6+ due to 70..Kf5 71 Rc6 b4. Giving a check is not the idea. The point is that 69..a3 is met with 70 Kd3! since 70..Kf5 71 Kc2 and the Rook must surrender the c3 pawn [DIAGRAM] while 70..b4 71 Kc2 is no improvement.


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