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Jovanka Houska vs Anastasya Paramzina
European Championship (Women) (2019), Antalya TUR, rd 11, Apr-22
Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Classical Variation. Original Defense (D78)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Aug-05-19
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Jovanka Houska played the incredibly natural 62 Ra6+ which doesn’t win. Instead, White picks up a tempo after 62 Ra7+ (!) Kg6 (if Black goes 62..Ke6 then 63 Kh5 goes around the side and wins) 63 Ra6+ Kf7 Now the win can be forced by 64 g6+ Kg7 65 Kf5 Rf1+ 66 Ke6 Kxg6 67 Kd7+ Kg7 68 e6

The drama did not end here though.


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Paramzina can achieve the draw here with 69..Rd7+ 70 Kc6 Ke6 and White’s pawns drop off. Instead she opted for 69..Rg1? presenting a final chance.

The winning sequence is beautiful: 70 Rd6! Rc1+ 71 Rc6 Rg1 72 Kc8 Ke8 (72.. Rg2 73 g7!) 73 Re6+ Kf8 74 Kd7 Re1 (74..Ra1 75 Rc6) 75 Re8+ Kg7 76 e6 Rd1+ 77 Ke7 Ra1 78 Rd8 Ra6 79 Kd7 Ra7+ 80 Ke8 Kf6 81 Kf8 Kxe6 82 g7 Rf7+ 83 Kg8 +-

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