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Anatoly Karpov vs Garry Kasparov
SWIFT Blitz (1987) (blitz), Brussels BEL, Apr-26
King's Indian Defense: Fianchetto. Pterodactyl Variation (E64)  ·  1/2-1/2



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Jan-09-07  lopezexchange: 30...Na3 wins for black, as does 40...Nxc3+; 41.bxc3,Bc4+

in the final position, white has a clear win. example: 42...f5+; 43.Kf4,Rf8; 44.d5+,e5+; 45.Kxe5 1-0

Jan-09-07  Fisheremon: <lopezexchange> I'v a doubt that it was a blitz game ?!
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  plang: It was not a blitz game. Brussels was one of the strongest GM tournaments of 1987.
Jan-09-07  nescio: <plang: It was not a blitz game. Brussels was one of the strongest GM tournaments of 1987.> Indeed, but the regular game from the tournament is this one: Karpov vs Kasparov, 1987

That the game above was blitz is confirmed by the headers in NICBase:

[Event "Brussels blitz"]
[Site ""]
[Date "1987.??.??"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Karpov, Anatoly Evgenievich"]
[Black "Kasparov, Garry Kimovich"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[NIC "EO 49.13.4"]
[ECO "E60"]
[PlyCount "83"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 c5 5. Bg2 Qa5 6. Qd2 Nc6 7. d5 Ne4 8. Qxa5 Nxa5 (etc.)

Jan-09-07  Fisheremon: <nescio> Thanks !

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