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Vasyl Ivanchuk vs Viktor Korchnoi
Interpolis 13th (1989), Tilburg NED, rd 9, Sep-25
Catalan Opening: Open Defense. Modern Sharp Variation (E04)  ·  0-1



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Feb-10-04  ughaibu: This seems to be the earliest bridging game for Korchnoi and Ivanchuk and definitely worth a look.
Jul-28-05  aw1988: <ughaibu> Korchnoi vs Ivanchuk, 1989
Jul-28-05  ughaibu: Thanks (what were we talking about? a "bridging game"?)
Jul-28-05  aw1988: Er, yes.
Dec-12-07  suenteus po 147: While maybe obvious to most, it took me a few minutes to see that 27.Ne4 falls to 27...Qb3+
Dec-12-07  goldenbear: I can't see how 27.Be4 loses.
Dec-12-07  Jim Bartle: Wouldn't black just take the knight?
Dec-12-07  goldenbear: I assume you mean after an interposing Rc3+, cuz if you take the knight then BxR. But I still don't see it, even after Rc3+ Kd2 Qxd6, where is the win after 27.Be4? Anyone with a program want to check it out?
Dec-12-07  Jim Bartle: Right, that's what I meant. AFTER Rc3+, riiiiight, that's the ticket.
Nov-30-12  standingtal: After Qxd6, the Q threatens both d4 and f4, forcing e3, and after Rfc8 Korchnoi has doubled Rs, a passed pawn and more material.
Jul-31-17  Toribio3: Korchnoi is a good teacher! He taught Ivanchuk how to take advantage against uncastled king.
Jan-03-21  SpiritedReposte: A very Korchnoi-esque game.

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