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Anatoly Karpov vs Karen Grigorian
USSR Championship (1971), Leningrad URS, rd 5, Sep-20
Alekhine Defense: Modern. Alburt Variation (B04)  ·  1-0



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Oct-30-05  Karpova: impressive game by karpov!

black concentrates on the queen's wing and doesn't recognize the danger for his king.

an instructive example of how to use the open file. the final is also quite amusing

Sep-08-16  Isilimela: Position after 30. Qe2

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Alekhine's gun in the Alekhine's defence!

Sep-08-16  Isilimela: 38 ... Bxh6 39. Qxh6+ Rh7 40. Qg6 Rg7
41. Rxg8+! Rxg8 42 Qh6#
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  Jonathan Sarfati: What about 41... ♔xg8 in that line?

Could just play 40.♕xf6+ ♖g7 41.♕h6+ ♖h7 42. ♕xg5 ♖g7 43. ♕h6+ ♖h7 44. ♕f6+ ♖g7 45. ♘f4 with three ♙s up and a winning attack. But a modification of your idea is even better: 42. ♕e6! ♖g7 43. ♖xg8+!

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