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David Bronstein vs Pal Benko
Monte Carlo (1969), Monte Carlo MNC, rd 1, Apr-??
Pirc Defense: Austrian Attack (B09)  ·  1-0



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  keypusher: Marovic and Parma call White's thirteenth move "original and strong," adding that Black cannot castle because of Re2 and Re7. Would be interesting to see what a computer thought.

After 30 moves:

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White's 31st move is very pretty.

Apr-19-12  Everett: 5.e5 seems to first played here. Another idea from Bronstein..., Adorjan, Velimirovic and others picked it up over the years...
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  perfidious: Bronstein's 31.Bd5 is a pleasing example of the clearance theme.
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  louispaulsen88888888: I like 42. P-Kt3! Zugzwang!
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  louispaulsen88888888: Rd8Nxc82.Rxc8Re73.Rc1+Kf24.Rd1f65.Rxd5f76.Nxf7Rx- f77.Rd3Rf38.Rd5Rc39.b5axb510.axb5Kf311.b4Re312.K- b7Kg413.Kb6Kh514.Ka5Re415.Kb6Kg416.Ka5Rc4
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  louispaulsen88888888: That’s Stockfish. Seems that Benko may have thrown in the towel a bit early.
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  louispaulsen88888888: That is analysis of the final position.
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  louispaulsen88888888: Hope you can read it!

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