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Nikita Vitiugov vs Pentala Harikrishna
Prague Chess Festival (Masters) (2019), Hotel Don Giovanni Prague, rd 2, Mar-07
Spanish Game: Berlin Defense. l'Hermet Variation (C67)  ·  1-0



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Mar-11-19  abstract: Impressive attack
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  woldsmandriffield: Compare with Browne vs Bisguier, US(ch) 1974

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  woldsmandriffield: Unlike the Browne-Bisguier game, 15..Bf8 was available to Harikrishna.
Mar-12-19  ajile: The mating nets that happen after 30..fxe6 are not that obvious:

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Analysis by Rybka 3 32-bit :

1. +- (3.80): 30...fxe6 31.Rf4+ Bf6 32.Rxf6+ Rf7 33.Rxf7+ Rxf7 34.Qxe6 Qf6 35.Qxf6 Rxf6 36.Ra1 a6 37.Ra5 Rc6 38.h5 Rxc2 39.Rxa6 Rc1+ 40.Kh2 Rc2 41.Kg3 Kg7 42.Kf3 Rc3+ 43.Ke4 Rc4+ 44.Kd3 Rf4 45.Ke3

2. +- (#6): 30...Ke8 31.Nxg7+

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  HeMateMe: black got a horrible position out of the opening.
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  sbevan: <Analysis by Rybka 3 32-bit :

1. +- (3.80): 30...fxe6 31.Rf4+ Bf6 32.Rxf6+ Rf7 33.Rxf7+ Rxf7 34.Qxe6 Qf6 35.Qxf6 Rxf6 36.Ra1 a6 37.Ra5 Rc6 38.h5 Rxc2 39.Rxa6 Rc1+ 40.Kh2 Rc2 41.Kg3 Kg7 42.Kf3 Rc3+ 43.Ke4 Rc4+ 44.Kd3 Rf4 45.Ke3>

Thanks for the analysis Ajile, very helpful. I'd wondered about 30..fxe6 etc.

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