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Sam Shankland vs John M Burke
United States Championship (2021), St. Louis, MO USA, rd 6, Oct-12
English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense. King's Knight Variation (A15)  ·  1-0



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  cormier: sf 10 Depth 30

+0.74 13....Nd4 14.Nfxd4 exd4 15.f3 Bd7 16.O-O a5 17.f4 Qh4 18.Bc1 Be7 19.Ne1 Ng4 20.Nf3 Qh6 21.h3 Ne3

+0.83 13....c4 14.dxc4 Bc5 15.cxb5 axb5 16.b4 Rd8 17.Qc1 Nxb4 18.Bxb5+ Bd7 19.Bxd7+ Rxd7 20.Nxb4 Bxb4+ 21.Bc3 Bxc3+

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  cormier: sf 10 Depth 30

+0.93 15.f3 Be6 16.O-O Rd8 17.f4 Bg4 18.Bxg4 Qxg4 19.Qe1 Nd7 20.h3 Qe6 21.b4 Be7 22.Qf2 Nb6 23.f5

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  cormier: sf 10 Depth 30

+0.45 15....Bxe2 16.Qxe2 Rd8 17.Rc1 a5 18.bxc5 Bxc5 19.Qxh5 Nxh5 20.g3 f5 21.exf5 O-O 22.g4 Nf4 23.Kd2 g6

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  cormier: sf 10 Depth 29

+1.00 16.Bxg4 Qxg4 17.O-O Qd7 18.Re1 a5 19.a3 Be7 20.bxc5 Bxc5 21.Qd2 a4 22.e5 Nd5 23.Bxd4 Bxd4 24.Nxd4

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  cormier: sf 10 Depth 38

+1.00 28.Rxa8 Rxa8 29.Ke2 g6 30.Kd3 h5 31.Kxc3 Ke8 32.Rb1 Ra6 33.Kd3 Kd7 34.Rb7+ Ke8 35.Rb2 Kd7 36.Ne

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  Ulhumbrus: 9...Rb8 invites 10 Nc7+ and after eg 10...Kd8 11 Nb5 a6 12 Nc3 the knight has sacrificed four tempi but the black queen's rook has consumed one tempo and the black king has sacrificed his right to castle and perhaps his safety as well.

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