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Gregory Kaidanov vs Nick de Firmian
Chicago op (1995), Oak Brook, IL USA, rd 4, May-??
Sicilian Defense: Modern Variations. Anti-Qxd4 Move Order Accepted (B50)  ·  1-0

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Jul-14-08  chesstoplay: Nick DeFirmian’s destroyed himself with Black’s < 17. … Nxb5 ?? >

GM Kaidanov didn’t miss the moment and snapped off the Black Knight.

16. c4 dxc3 17. Rac1 < Nb5 ?? > 18. Bxb5 and Black resigned.

If Black continued, it just went from bad to worse.

18. ... Qxd5 19. Qxc3+ Bc5 20. bxc5 a6 21. Bc4 Qd7 22. Rb1 Qc6 23. Rb6 Qc7 24. Rfb1 Rd7 25. Qf3 Qxb6 26. Rxb6 Re8 27. Bxa6 Rd1+ 28. Qxd1 ouch!


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