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Grigory Ravinsky vs Anatoly Karpov
Masters-Candidate Masters (1966), Leningrad URS, rd 4, Jul-??
Spanish Game: Closed Variations. Worrall Attack Delayed castling line (C86)  ·  0-1



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  Everett: Is the ending 45.Nxc2 Nxe4 46.Nxe4 Bb3?
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  beatgiant: <Everett>
Why not 45. Nxc2 Nc4 winning the knight?
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  Everett: Completely missed the interference move. Thank you <beatgiant>!
Mar-22-14  LIFE Master AJ:

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42...Qb2!; 43.Qxc5 b3; 44.Nd4 bxc2; Black Resigns. (1-0)

Fritz 13: 45.Nxc2 Nc4; 46.Kg1 Qxc2; 47.Qf2 Qd1+; 48.Qf1 Qd6; 49.Qf3 Ne5; 50.Qf4 Qc5+; 51.Kh2 Qb4; 52.Kg1 Qe1+; 53.Nf1 Bc4; 54.Qf2 Qb1; 55.Qa7+ Kg8; 56.Qa8+ Kf7; 57.Qa7+ Ke6; 58.Qf2 Bd3; 59.Qf4 Bxe4; -6.07/24

Mar-22-14  LIFE Master AJ: I think this would make a good Wednesday or Thursday problem ... a lot of puzzles in there, I think.
Mar-22-14  LIFE Master AJ: Its amazing ... I have seen Karpov do this before, just outplay a strong master. (With relatively simple moves.)

This game is also a stark warning to Spanish players everywhere ... fail to make something of your initiative early in the game, and Black's space advantage on the Q-side will come back to haunt you.

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