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Michael Adams vs Jonathan Levitt
Dublin Zonal (1993), Dublin IRL, rd 3, Apr-03
French Defense: Tarrasch Variation. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07)  ·  1-0



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May-16-05  BlazingArrow56: Adams unleashes an astonishing combo. Starting with 23. c3! and after exchanging rooks the shot 27. Qe7! is curtains. Black's rook cannot stay on the d-file and Ng4 will end it.
Aug-17-11  BobCrisp: Game of the month in the June 1993 <Chess Monthly>, annotated by the loser.

<The suprising and elegant finish, combined with the profundity of White's earlier play creates a strong aesthetic effect. As Tony Miles, England's most experienced grandmaster commented, "Very smooth".>

Jun-28-15  SpiritedReposte: That is a very deep finishing combination wow. Everything just works perfectly!

If the rook could stay on the d-file then whites knight would be frozen due to ...Qd1# alas there is no safe square for it on the d-file and must move off, freeing up the knight for Ng4 which just so happens to threaten mate and prevent ...Qxh2, letting the black queen rush back to defense.

Quite a powerful knight.

Mar-05-16  ToTheDeath: Power chess indeed from the great French slayer Mickey Adams.
Dec-29-21  Stanco: <ToTheDeath> lol I'm smitten by the wordsmith of your 🤣👍

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