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Diego Flores vs Samuel Shankland
American Continental (2018), Montevideo URU, rd 6, Jun-05
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Variation. Gligoric System Exchange at c4 (E54)  ·  0-1



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Jun-06-18  bavaria: 26. Nf6+ and black is lost.
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  wtpy: Is he? Looks like that is only good for a draw to me
Jun-06-18  bavaria: 26. .. gxf6 27. Qg4+ Kh8 28. Qf5
Jun-07-18  spazzky: 1) =0.00 (26 ply) 26...gxf6 27.Qg4+ Kh8 28.Qf4 Rxd7 29.Qxh6+ Kg8 30.Qg6+ Kh8 31.Qh6+

26. Nf6+ is only a perpetual

Jun-08-18  bavaria: spazzky, I wrote 28. Qf5 :-))
Jun-09-18  talwnbe4:

26. Nf6+ gxf6 27. Qg4+ Kh8 28. Qf5! (threatens Bb1 and mate)

26. Nf6+ gxf6 27. Qg4+ Kh8 28. Qf5 Rxd7 29. Bb1 Bxf2+ 30. Kxf2 Rd2+ 31. Ne2 Qxg3+ 32. Kxg3 Rg8+ 33. Kh4 Kg7 34. Qh7+ Kf8 35. Qxh6+ and Flore is


26. Nf6+ gxf6 27. Qg4+ Kh8 28. Qf5 Rxd7 29. Bb1 Bxf2+ Kg1? or Kf1 and Flore is disadvantaged.

Nice game !

Aug-27-18  alkabiades: why not 22.Ne7+ and black's qween is lost?
Aug-28-18  Nerwal: <why not 22.Ne7+ and black's qween is lost?>

Black will then have more than enough material for the queen (♖+♗+2♙) and a very harmonious position with two good bishops. This is at least clearly better for Black.

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