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Zoltan Ribli vs Andras Adorjan
HUN (1983)
Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invitation (A04)  ·  0-1



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Jan-30-19  karban: Man, chess is a reach game after all. I found Bf1 but only after examining all other bishop moves:) huh. Together with yesterdays Re2 these are one of the most memorables pin combo from chessgames.
Jan-30-19  Whitehat1963: I suggested it more than 10 years ago. No, of course I couldn’t come up with the solution today!
Jan-30-19  Nosnibor: Similar theme to Tuesdays puzzle but nevertheless a pleasing finish.
Jan-30-19  1stboard: X-Ray attack type of move
Jan-30-19  engineerX: I had seen this move in a tactics puzzle book 20 years ago and it was so beautiful I never forgot it.
Jan-30-19  Vermit: 20... 0-0 is an inspired move. It's brave to leave the h pawn hanging, but then White's king is trapped in the centre
Jan-30-19  CopyBlanca: Looking back on my mediocre playing days it was definitely looking at every reasonable move would have made me a much better player.
Jan-30-19  lost in space: got that quickly
Jan-30-19  vonKrolock: Me too... Not hard, but sweet.
Jan-30-19  et1: brilliant
Jan-30-19  Diana Fernanda: Bishop f1, believe who that Is all, sin the queen or mate chess.
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  thegoodanarchist: <vonKrolock: Me too... Not hard, but sweet.>

<et1: brilliant>

I agree with these folks - sublime move.

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  gawain: I saw this one immediately! It's still early enough in the week that the most shocking move has a good chance of being the right one.
Jan-30-19  RKnight: Kudos to CG! Today's puzzle is great and even artistic. (I've complained once or twice about non-puzzles.)
Jan-30-19  Rama: I knew if I could just move that Bishop somewhere there was a winning combo. I missed f1, though.
Jan-30-19  TheaN: Wednesday 30 January 2019


I need not say more today, on this brilliancy.

Jan-30-19  karban: To find Bf1 is pleasant in the actual position but what about seeing it 2 or more moves ahead during the game? That must be have been a feeling!
Jan-30-19  dTal: Perfect Wednesday puzzle, I was suckered into Rd1+ but in my defence I haven't had much sleep in the last week...
Jan-30-19  Cheapo by the Dozen: Ack. Total whiff. I discounted the possibility of a discovered attack on White's queen because I forgot that it was pinned.
Jan-30-19  cormier:

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Analysis by Houdini 4 <d 24 dpa done

1. = / + (-0.28): 11.Qxd7+> Qxd7 12.Nxd7 Kxd7 13.f3 g6 14.Nxd5 Bxd5 15.Be3 Bg7 16.Bd3 Kc6 17.h4 Kb7 18.h5 Rac8 19.Ke2 f5 20.Rac1 Rxc1 21.Rxc1 b5 22.Re1 Rd8 23.hxg6 hxg6 24.Rh1 Rh8 25.Rxh8 Bxh8 26.Bb1 Kc6 27.Kd3

2. = / + (-0.31): 11.Bg5 f6 12.Qxd7+ Qxd7 13.Nxd7 Kxd7 14.Bd2 g6 15.f3 Bg7 16.Bd3 f5 17.Ne2 Rac8 18.h4 e5 19.dxe5 Bxe5 20.Rb1 Ke7 21.h5 Kf6 22.Kf2 b5 23.g3 Kg7 24.Kg2 Rce8 25.Kf2 Bf6 26.Rhe1 Re6 27.h6+ Kf7

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  drollere: Bf1 is necessary to unblock the Q file and also so that Rc1+ prevents the bishop capture.
Jan-30-19  cormier:

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Analysis by Houdini 4 d 24 dpa done

1. = (0.24): 10.Qf3 Qf6 11.Qg3 Nxc3 12.bxc3 Nd7 13.Bd3 Nxe5 14.dxe5 Qe7 15.0-0 Qc7 16.Be3 g6 17.Rfd1 Be7 18.a4 0-0 19.Rab1 Qxc3 20.Bxb6 Rfc8 21.a5 Bd5 22.Qe3 Qa3 23.Qe2 Qa4 24.f3 Bc5+ 25.Bxc5 Rxc5 26.Qe3

2. = (-0.09): 10.Qh5 g6 11.Qf3 f6 12.Ng4 Bg7 13.Ne3 f5 14.Nexd5 exd5 15.Be3 0-0 16.g3 Nd7 17.Bg2 Nf6 18.0-0 Rc8 19.Rac1 Ne4 20.Qd1 Qf6 21.Re1 Rfe8 22.Qd3 b5 23.Rc2 Rc4 24.Rcc1

Jan-30-19  Fish55: That's a fun move to find!
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  Count Wedgemore: 27...Bf1 is of course the winning move, but Black is still much better, even after something like 27...Qb6, or 27...Qa6.
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  Plaskett: I complimented Adorjan on 27...Bf1!. "Not a bad idea!", he replied. I also told Frederic Friedel that Adorjan is a genius. He replied "I know: Andras has told me himself many times."
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